Department of Physiotherapy, Aadil Hospital Defense, Lahore, Pakistan


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    Comparison of Pilates Exercises and Motor Control Exercises on Nonspecific Low Back Pain Patients
    Author(s): Nabila Siddique, Muhammad Irfan Siddiqi, Naveed Anwar*, Sajid Ali, Fatima, Muhammad Luqman Ali and Kehkshan Khalid

    Background/Purpose: This study was to investigate the effectiveness of pilates mat exercises as compared with motor control exercises in treatment of nonspecific acute low back pain. Methods: A quasi experimental study was conducted at THQ hospital, Ahmadpur East, Punjab, Pakistan. From July 2020 till December 2020. A convenient sample 20 patients were recruited with diagnosis of non-specific low back pain. Patients were divided in to 2 groups of 10 patients in each group. Pilates Exercise Group (n=10) received 30 minutes training session, 3 days a week for 4 weeks and motor control exercise group (n=10) received motor control training. The outcome measure was Numeric Pain Rating Scale (NPRS) and Roland- Morris Disability Questionnaire (RMQ). Data was analysed through SPSS 23. Results: The data was found to be normally distributed. Pi.. Read More»

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