MEASUREMENT OF ANTERIOR PELVIC TILT IN LOW BACK PAIN- AN OBSERVATIONAL STUDY


Devadhason Malarvizhi, Sai Kishore Varma, Sivakumar Vpr

Abstract


Objective: The objective of the study was to measure the anterior pelvic tilt for both males and females of low back pain patients.

Methods: Observational type. Procedure: Totally, 120 subjects were approached. In that 70 were males and 50 were females. Using i@handy
application in mobile anterior pelvic tilt was calculated among low back pain patients.

Results: Anterior pelvic tilt was increased in low back pain patients (male - 14.15° and female - 16.26°). In that correlation between males and visual
analog scale (VAS) was not significant. However, there was a significant correlation found in female anterior pelvic tilt and VAS (p<0.01).

Conclusion: This study concluded that there was an increase in anterior pelvic tilt among low back pain patients. Anterior pelvic tilt and VAS was
highly correlated in females, not in males.

Keywords: i@handy, Anterior pelvic tilt, Low back pain.


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Title

MEASUREMENT OF ANTERIOR PELVIC TILT IN LOW BACK PAIN- AN OBSERVATIONAL STUDY

DOI

10.22159/ajpcr.2017.v10i4.16254

Date

01-04-2017

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Journal

Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research
Vol 10 Issue 4 April 2017 Page: 115-118

Print ISSN

0974-2441

Online ISSN

2455-3891

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Authors & Affiliations

Devadhason Malarvizhi
Associate Professor, SRM college of Physiotherapy, SRM University
India

Sai Kishore Varma

Sivakumar Vpr


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