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ACE Report #11919
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Spinal mobilization aids in improvement of pain and function in cases of lumbar radiculopathy


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

The Effect of Spinal Mobilization With Leg Movement in Patients With Lumbar Radiculopathy-A Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial

Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2019 May;100(5):828-836. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2018.11.004

Contributing Authors: T Hall K Satpute R Bisen P Lokhande

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Synopsis

60 patients with low back pain and lumbar radiculopathy were randomized to a 2-week physiotherapy program with or without the addition of spinal mobilization technique in sessions with physiotherapists. To be enrolled, patients had to have demonstrated a positive response to a trial application of spinal mobilization. Patients were assessed for outcome related to leg pain, back pain, disability an...

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