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  • Low Back Pain (LBP): A Common Cause Of Disability

    1. Introduction 1.1. Background and Epidemiology Low back pain (LBP) is a common cause of disability affecting one’s performance at work and quality of life (Duthey 2013). LBP prevails in all ages especially the adult working population and approximately 80% of adults will experience an episode of LBP during their lifetime (Rubin 2007). Of which, the prevalence of chronic low back pain (CLBP) is 23% and 11-12% of the population are disabled by it (Airaksinen et al. 2006). 62% of people who experienced their first episode of LBP will develop chronic symptoms (Hestbaek et al. 2003) lasting more than 12 weeks, hence the term “chronic low back pain” (van Tulder et al. 2003). The Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 showed that globally, LBP is…

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  • Low Back Pain

    neck and upper back discomfort. She also presented with a low back pain. According to the provider, to restore a normal function and increased the range of motion, continued exercise was suggested. On 11/14/2016, the claimant presented with a low back pain and neck soreness. It was noted that her upper back was much better. Neuromuscular exercises were recommended to further increase the range of motion and core stability. The claimant had a total of 6 completed sessions to date. The Report…

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  • Low Back Pain Essay

    Low back pain with radiculopathy is defined as pain and discomfort, localized below the costal margin and above the inferior gluteal folds, with leg pain. Acute low back pain is usually defined as the duration of an episode of low back pain persisting for less than 6 weeks; sub-acute low back pain as low back pain persisting between 6 and 12 weeks; chronic low back pain as low back pain persisting for 12 weeks or more. Recurrent low back pain is defined as a new episode after a symptom-free…

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  • Low Back Pain Case Study

    Low back pain (LBP) is cited as the second most common musculoskeletal problems for which treatment is sought by individuals. An estimated 90% of LBP reported in clinical practice is categorized as idiopathic or nonspecific, meaning that the underlying pathoanatomy is unclear (Walker, 2000). Spinal manipulation (SM) has been identified as efficacious treatment methods, especially for patients with nonspecific LBP (Slater, 2012). Early use of thrust manipulation among patients with LBP has been…

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  • Essay On Low Back Pain

    Low back pain treatment depends upon the patient's history and the type and severity of pain. The vast majority of lower back pain cases get better within six weeks without surgery. While sports injuries or accidents (sprained ligaments, strained muscles, ruptured disks, and irritated joints) cause back pain, sometimes the simplest of movements, such as picking up a pencil from the floor, can have painful results. In addition, arthritis, poor posture, obesity, and psychological stress can cause…

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  • Stress In Nursing Essay

    However there are many ways to control back pain and prevent it from happening to the newer nurses. Jaromi et al. (2012) completed research on a Back School. This school provided passive physiotherapy once a week for a 6 week period. There was also a theory part of the school that taught the nurses many things such as anatomy and body mechanics, proper body posture, back safety, lifting techniques, and more. Afterwards all the participants had follow up appointments with the nurse. They studied…

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  • Originators And Purpose: The Health Belief Model

    The purpose of the study was to see if the Health Belief Model and the educational intervention sessions will help with the nurses to prevent low back pain (Sharafkhani, et al, 2016). 100 nurses were selected in stages to participate in the study: 50 nurses in the control group and 50 nurses in the intervention group (Sharafkhani, et al, 2016). The nurses from the control group were given the self-reported questionnaire before and after 12 weeks of study (Sharafkhani, et al, 2016). The nurses…

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  • Orebro Musculoskeletal Pain Assessment

    Introduction Orebro Musculoskeletal Pain Questionnaire (OMPQ) was developed to assist in the identification of clients that are experiencing musculoskeletal pain and are at risk of a delayed recovery leading to longer absence from work, restriction in function and pain. (Hocking, McAuley & Maher 2008; Sattelmayer, Lorenz, Roder & Hilfiger, 2011). OMPQ is used by occupational therapist’s with clients who are effected by pain problems that are resulting in decreased performance at work and/or…

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  • Neck Pain: A Case Study

    spine S/S, Left shoulder S/S 12/08/15 progress note describes that the patient complains of neck pain at a 6/10-scale level; low back pain at a 6-7/10-scale level, which radiates to the right leg; left shoulder pain at a 4/10-scale level, which radiates to the left arm; and sleep problems. PE revealed slight to moderate spasticity and tenderness over the para-cervical muscles. ROM of the cervcal spine is decreased by 15 %. The foraminal Compression Test and Distraction Test were positive. There…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Yoga

    If you 've considered trying yoga, then get on your mat and be fearless. Unlike common misconceptions that yoga is nothing more than a simple stretch, a closer look at how yoga can improve long term health, reduce stress, depression, and chronic pain proves that yoga is a beneficial workout. You might be surprised with the many benefits it has to offer. Yoga is for ____people. Common misconceptions is that yoga is for young, thin, and flexible people. On the contrary, many people are…

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