Effect of core strengthening exercise on chronic low back pain: A single study design
Dr. Smruti Swagatika Dash
Objective: To examine the effectiveness of core stretching exercises on chronic low back pain. Design: A single system design Setting: Outpatient clinic. Participant: A 40 years old female with Low back pain since 10 months, who finds difficulty in doing her ADLs. Intervention: Core strengthening exercises. Main Outcome Measure: Roland-Morris Low Back Pain and Disability Questionnaire (RMQ) & NRS. Results: After intervention for core strengthening exercises for 5 weeks the NRS score & RMQ scores decreased remarkably. Conclusions: core strengthening exercises remarkable decreases pain levels in a patient with chronic low back pain.