Last updated on February 2018

Effects of Core Stabilization and Strengthening Exercise on Quality of Life in Clinical Lumbar Instability


Brief description of study

This study will compare the effects of 2 exercise programs including core stabilization exercise and general trunk strengthening exercise programs on trunk muscle activity, physical dysfunction, quality of life and lumbar motion in low back pain patient with clinical lumbar instability.

Detailed Study Description

Clinical lumbar instability is the one of causes of chronic low back pain, that affects to pain intensity and quality of life. For clinical studies using core stabilization exercise (CSE) as treatment have revealed conflicting findings on pain, functional disability and muscle responses in chronic low back pain. The CSE promotes local muscle system that to provide lumbar stability. However, the stability of spine related to global muscle system, that using in this study.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT02895828

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