RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HAMSTRING FLEXIBILITY DISABILITY RELATED TO LOW BACK PAIN

  • Abeera Hussain Isra Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences (IIRS), Isra University Islamabad
  • Waqar Ahmed Awan
  • Muhammad Naveed Babur
  • Hasneeza Hassan

Abstract

Objectives: To find out association between hamstring flexibility and disability related to low back pain.


Methodology: A cross-sectional survey was conducted in Physiotherapy Al-Nafess hospital islamabad. One fifty subjects fulfilling the inclusion criteria were included in the study. Demographic data was collected in term of age, gender, occupation ,height, gender, BMI, hamstring self length, hamstring assisted length and disability related to low back pain by Oswestry low back pain questionnaire. Pearson product-moment correlation coefficient was used to find association between hamstring flexibility and low back pain. The data was analyzed through SPSS 20. The level of significance was set at p value less than 0.001.


Result: The result showed that there is a strongĀ  association between hamstring flexibility and low back pain<0.001.


Conclusion: The study concluded that the decreased hamstring flexibility contributes in development low back pain.


Keywords: Low back pain, Hamstring, Hamstring flexibility, Oswestry disability index

Published
2018-06-25
How to Cite
HUSSAIN, Abeera et al. RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HAMSTRING FLEXIBILITY DISABILITY RELATED TO LOW BACK PAIN. International Journal of Rehabilitation Sciences (IJRS), [S.l.], v. 7, n. 01, p. 20-23, june 2018. ISSN 2308-5363. Available at: <http://www.ijrs.org/ojs/index.php/IJRS/article/view/215>. Date accessed: 23 july 2018.
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