EFFECT OF FACETAL JOINT MOBILIZATION IN LUMBAR SPONDYLOSIS.


Vivek Bhanushali, Vaishali Jagtap, T Poovishnu Devi

Abstract


 Objectives: Lumbar spondylosis is described as a degenerative condition whose symptoms recur over a period of time. Hence, the objective of this study is to find out the effect of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) and mechanical intermittent lumbar traction (MILT) (conventional therapy) with or without facetal joint mobilization in lumbar spondylosis for speedy and long-term recovery.

Method: A total of 60 subjects clinically diagnosed with lumbar spondylosis of age between 40 and 60 years were recruited and divided into two groups (Groups A and B) with baseline treatment of TENS and MILT given to both groups and facetal joint mobilization along with baseline treatment given to the study group. Pre- and post-intervention outcome were measured using visual analog scale (VAS) for pain and modified Schobers test (MST) for a range of motion.

Result: Results showed extremely significant improvement in VAS and MST score in Group A.

Conclusion: Facetal joint mobilization along with TENS and MILT is effective in relieving pain and improving range of motion in lumbar spondylosis.


Keywords


Lumbar spondylosis, Facetal joint mobilization, Visual analog scale, Modified Schobers test.

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Title

EFFECT OF FACETAL JOINT MOBILIZATION IN LUMBAR SPONDYLOSIS.

Keywords

Lumbar spondylosis, Facetal joint mobilization, Visual analog scale, Modified Schobers test.

DOI

10.22159/ajpcr.2017.v10i6.17716

Date

01-06-2017

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Journal

Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research
Vol 10 Issue 6 June 2017 Page: 216-218

Print ISSN

0974-2441

Online ISSN

2455-3891

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Authors & Affiliations

Vivek Bhanushali
Department of Musculoskeletal Sciences, Krishna College of Physiotherapy, KIMSDU, Karad, Maharashtra, India.
India

Vaishali Jagtap
Department of Musculoskeletal Sciences, Krishna College of Physiotherapy, KIMSDU, Karad, Maharashtra, India.
India

T Poovishnu Devi
Department of Musculoskeletal Sciences, Krishna College of Physiotherapy, KIMSDU, Karad, Maharashtra, India.
India


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