Case Study – Low Back Pain: Leading to lower limb dysfunction

December 3, 2017 | By | Reply READ MORE...

Jiby Thomas James, a 47-year-old male, came to PhysioRehab with severe pain in lower back, hamstrings, gluteus, and piriformis muscles (buttock region), after doing abdominal curls in gym. He was not able to walk with normal gait pattern.

His MRI reports showed minor disc protrusion.

PHYSICAL EVALUATION:

  • Tenderness on both buttocks
  • Forward bending: restricted and painful in back and pull in both hamstrings
  • Tightness in both hamstrings at 65-70 degrees
  • Poor balance

REHAB FOCUS WAS TO:

  • Improve spinal and lower limb flexibility
  • Relax the buttock muscle through MET

Low Back Pain: Leading to lower limb dysfunction

  • Strengthening of Core and lower limb muscles with a pilates-based mat program

Low Back Pain: Leading to lower limb dysfunction

  • Functional training

After 6 weeks of rehab at PhysioRehab he was completely pain-free and had no stiffness in his lower extremities.

Here is what he has to say:

Low Back Pain: Leading to lower limb dysfunction

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