Ejercicios de Williams y Mckenzie con preferencia direccional en pacientes con lumbalgia con medición del arco de movimiento lumbar y dolor

Torres-Salinas, Yeni
January 2007
Revista de Sanidad Militar;ene/feb2007, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p23
Academic Journal
Antecedents. Dealing of the low back pain consist in: exercises of abdominal strength and low back fascia stretching (Williams) or exercises working progressive strength of paravertebrals (Mckenzie). The exercises preference by the patients are calling programs of exercises with directional preference. Methods. Transversal, prospective, comparative and randomize study. 56 patients with low back pain of 18 to 60 years old with treatment of rehabilitation first. The Schöber were evaluation to initial and end of the 10 sessions of treatment and pain with the EVA. Results. 33 patients performed William's exercises and 23 of Mckenzie. 24 patients with William's exercises defined not Schöber changes, 7 defined an increase and 2 patients defined a decrease. 17 patients with Mckenzie exercises defined not Schöber changes, 2 defined an increase and 4 defined a decrease. 10 patients with William's exercises defined an initial pain scale of 8, 12 reported a final pain scale of 2. 9 patients Mckenzie exercises reported an initial pain scale of 7, 9 reported a final pain scale of 2. 23 patients with Mckenzie exercises and 30 Williams exercises continue the training at home. Conclusion. The patients with low back pain participating in the Directional Preference Programs exercises reported a pain decrease and better Schöber increase with William's exercises.


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