Mechanical Lbp Case Studies

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Mechanical LBP is generally characterized by intermittent pain during the day, aggravated by standing and sitting for long periods, increase in pain with trunk flexion or extension, lifting and running.7 In addition, mechanical LBP is usually alleviated with rest. In the current case, the patient demonstrated some of the characteristics of mechanical LBP. However, the overall clinical presentation was ambiguous, and there were inconsistencies in some of the signs and symptoms. The signs were an increase in symptoms in the morning and after rest, and decrease in symptoms with physical activities such as deadlift exercises, basketball and touch rugby. Hestbaek et al15 reported that LBP originating from the facet joint is characterized by local

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