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RMJ. 2018; 43(2): 294-297


Effect of spinal decompression with and without segmental mobilization in patients with posterolateral lumbar disc protrusion

Aqsa Mobeen, Maham Javed, Abdul Ghafoor Sajjad, Muhammad Sheraz, Muhammad Sharifullah, Naveed Saleem.

Abstract
Objective: To evaluate the effect of spinal decompression with and without segmental mobilization in improving pain, ROM, walking time and disability in patients with posterolateral lumbar disc protrusion.
Methodology: This RCT include 44 patients of lumbar disc bulge and were randomly assigned through coin toss method into two groups. The Experimental Group (n=23) received decompression therapy, Maitland mobilization of lumbar spine along with conventional treatment and the Control group (n=21) received decompression therapy and conventional physiotherapy. Both groups received two treatment sessions per week. Non-parametric tests was applied for the result.
Results: Comparison both groups showed significant improvement in MODI and NPRS with p<0.001 after 2 weeks of treatment. The experimental group showed significant improvement in lumbar spine range of motion (p<0.001). End values comparison of variables within groups showed significant improvement in lumbar ROM, NPRS and MODI (p<0.001).
Conclusion: Neuro spinal decompression therapy along with CPA Maitland mobilization was effective in reducing NPRS score, MODI and increase lumbar ROM.

Key words: CPA, MODI, Neuro decompression therapy, NPRS


 
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Mobeen A, Javed M, Sajjad AG, Sheraz M, Sharifullah M, Saleem N. Effect of spinal decompression with and without segmental mobilization in patients with posterolateral lumbar disc protrusion. RMJ. 2018; 43(2): 294-297.


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Mobeen A, Javed M, Sajjad AG, Sheraz M, Sharifullah M, Saleem N. Effect of spinal decompression with and without segmental mobilization in patients with posterolateral lumbar disc protrusion. http://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=269731 [Access: August 20, 2018].


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Mobeen A, Javed M, Sajjad AG, Sheraz M, Sharifullah M, Saleem N. Effect of spinal decompression with and without segmental mobilization in patients with posterolateral lumbar disc protrusion. RMJ. 2018; 43(2): 294-297.



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Mobeen A, Javed M, Sajjad AG, Sheraz M, Sharifullah M, Saleem N. Effect of spinal decompression with and without segmental mobilization in patients with posterolateral lumbar disc protrusion. RMJ. (2018), [cited August 20, 2018]; 43(2): 294-297.



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Mobeen, A., Javed, M., Sajjad, A. G., Sheraz, M., Sharifullah, M. & Saleem, N. (2018) Effect of spinal decompression with and without segmental mobilization in patients with posterolateral lumbar disc protrusion. RMJ, 43 (2), 294-297.



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Mobeen, Aqsa, Maham Javed, Abdul Ghafoor Sajjad, Muhammad Sheraz, Muhammad Sharifullah, and Naveed Saleem. 2018. Effect of spinal decompression with and without segmental mobilization in patients with posterolateral lumbar disc protrusion. Rawal Medical Journal, 43 (2), 294-297.



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Mobeen, Aqsa, Maham Javed, Abdul Ghafoor Sajjad, Muhammad Sheraz, Muhammad Sharifullah, and Naveed Saleem. "Effect of spinal decompression with and without segmental mobilization in patients with posterolateral lumbar disc protrusion." Rawal Medical Journal 43 (2018), 294-297.



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Mobeen, Aqsa, Maham Javed, Abdul Ghafoor Sajjad, Muhammad Sheraz, Muhammad Sharifullah, and Naveed Saleem. "Effect of spinal decompression with and without segmental mobilization in patients with posterolateral lumbar disc protrusion." Rawal Medical Journal 43.2 (2018), 294-297. Print.



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Mobeen, A., Javed, M., Sajjad, A. G., Sheraz, M., Sharifullah, M. & Saleem, N. (2018) Effect of spinal decompression with and without segmental mobilization in patients with posterolateral lumbar disc protrusion. Rawal Medical Journal, 43 (2), 294-297.




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