Efficiency of trunk stabilizing exercises in treatment of patients with lumbar pain syndrome

Authors

  • Eldad Kaljić Faculty of Health Studies, University of Sarajevo, Bolnička 25, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Dijana Avdić Faculty of Health Studies, University of Sarajevo, Bolnička 25, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Muris Pecar Faculty of Health Studies, University of Sarajevo, Bolnička 25, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Namik Trtak Faculty of Health Studies, University of Sarajevo, Bolnička 25, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Bakir Katana Faculty of Health Studies, University of Sarajevo, Bolnička 25, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Nerina Kaljić Faculty of Medicine, University of Sarajevo, Čekaluša 90, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17532/jhsci.2013.110

Keywords:

Trunk stabilizing exercises, lumbar pain syndrome, treatment

Abstract

Introduction: Lumbar pain syndrome is the most common cause of temporary work disability in people under 45 years of age. The aim of this study was to detect the frequency of acute and chronic lumbar pain
syndrome in people of both gender, different age structures, different occupations and in active working population, and to determine the efficiency of trunk stabilizing exercises in its treatment.
Methods: We analyzed 27 patients with acute and 33 patients with chronic lumbar pain syndrome from 01.01.2010 to 31.12.2012 which undergone trunk stabilizing exercises. We evaluated and scored 0 to 5
the condition of respondents before treatment and after the treatment.
Research results: The mean score of condition of respondents with acute lumbar pain syndrome before therapy is 2.96, whereas after treatment is 4.71. The mean score of condition of respondents with chronic
lumbar pain syndrome before therapy is 3.76, whereas after treatment is 4.63.
Conclusion: Treatment with trunk stabilizing exercises performed in the clinic "Praxis” leads to improved scores of condition of respondents after treatment.

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Published

2013-12-15

How to Cite

Kaljić, E., Avdić, D., Pecar, M., Trtak, N., Katana, B., & Kaljić, N. (2013). Efficiency of trunk stabilizing exercises in treatment of patients with lumbar pain syndrome. Journal of Health Sciences, 3(3), 216-221. https://doi.org/10.17532/jhsci.2013.110

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