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By Craig Liebenson DC

The most important gurus from chiropractics, orthopaedics and actual remedy current a realistic review of spinal rehabilitation. This scientific source provides the most up-tp-date and critical spinal rehab info, displaying find out how to follow easy and cheap rehabilitation within the place of work. The up to date moment variation contains clinical/regional protocols and chapters on diagnostic triage, acute care, useful evaluation, restoration care, results, and biopsychosocial elements. an advantage DVD deals demonstrations of key treatments and techniques.

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Both studies used exercise pro­ grams that focused on training coordinated move­ men ts and i ncluded evaluation of results during a prolonged follow-up period. O'Sullivan et al showed that specific spine stabil i za­ tion exercises ach ieved superior outcomes to isotonic exercises i n c hronic patients wit h spondylolisthesis (190). M a n n i c h e et al demonstrated that an i so­ tonic regime emphasizing e ndurance trai n i n g was successful in i m proving ou tcomes (150). I n a large, randomi zed con trolled cli n ical tri al, Timm s howed that exercise was superior to passive care in treating failed back surgery patients (242).

Control subjects were able to preferentially activate the inter­ nal oblique and transverse abdominus m uscles with­ out significant rectus abdominus activation, whereas LBP patients could not do this. Individuals who auto­ matically perform a trunk curl fast instead of slow also showed a greater ratio of rectus abdominus to trans­ verse abdominus/oblique abdominal activaLion ( 1 91). An active straight leg raise test (ASLR) has been s hown to be associated with postpartum sacroiliac (SI) pain .

Reliability has been shown to be h igh when 80% of t h e maxi­ mum voluntary con traction (M VC) is perform ed (45). This sam e fin d i n g i s reported to correctly predict w h ic h asym p tomatic m anual material handlers will report future LBP (231). 8 I nterrelationship between performance, psy­ chologica l , pain factors, and d isab i l i ty (explai ned propor­ tion of variance using m u l t i ple regression analyses). From Mannion AF, J unge A, Taimela S, M u n tener M , Lorenzo K , Dvorak J .

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