Comparison of Female Geriatric Lumbar Extension Strength Asymptomatic Versus Chronic Low Back Pain Patients and Their Response to Active Rehabilitation
Journal of Spinal Disorders
1996 Volume 9 Number 1
Bryon Holmes, Vert Mooney, Scott Negri,
Scott Leggett, Jean Nichols, An Hoeyberghs
Study Outcomes & Clinical Relevance:
This study confirmed that many back pain sufferers have weaker lumbar extension strength and that some symptomatic geriatric women can increase strength with progressive resistance exercise, which leads to a decrease in low back pain.