The efficacy of lumbar extension traction for sagittal alignment in mechanical low back pain: a randomized trial.

@article{Diab2013TheEO,
  title={The efficacy of lumbar extension traction for sagittal alignment in mechanical low back pain: a randomized trial.},
  author={Aliaa Attiah Mohamed Diab and Ibrahim Moustafa Moustafa},
  journal={Journal of back and musculoskeletal rehabilitation},
  year={2013},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={213-20}
}
BACKGROUND There is growing interest in the role of abnormal asymmetrical posture, which is considered one of the most important etiological factors reported to be associated with mechanical low back pain. OBJECTIVE This study was conducted to investigate the effect of lumbar extension traction on the pain, function and whole spine sagittal balance as represented in lumbar curvature, thoracic curvature, C7 plumb line, and sacral slope. METHODS Eighty patients with chronic mechanical low… CONTINUE READING
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