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American Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 2017, 5(4), 86-90
DOI: 10.12691/ajssm-5-4-5
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Effects of Kinesio-Taping on Pain, Range of Motion and Isokinetic Strength of Back Extensors in Chronic Non-specific Low Back Pain Patients

Shahesta A. Osama Ghally1, Hesham A. Ali2 and Mohamed Y. Abdelhamid Abdelsamee3,

1Department of Musculoskeletal Disorders and Its Surgery, Faculty of Physical Therapy, October 6 University, Egypt

2Department of Orthopedic, Cairo University Hospitals, Cairo University, Egypt

3Department of Basic Science, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Delta University for Science and Technology, Egypt

Pub. Date: December 30, 2019

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Shahesta A. Osama Ghally, Hesham A. Ali and Mohamed Y. Abdelhamid Abdelsamee. Effects of Kinesio-Taping on Pain, Range of Motion and Isokinetic Strength of Back Extensors in Chronic Non-specific Low Back Pain Patients. American Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 2017; 5(4):86-90. doi: 10.12691/ajssm-5-4-5


BACKGROUND: low back pain is a common problems that encountered in physical therapy clinic. Many treatment regime are present. Kinesio-taping is a newly treatment introduced for patients with low back pain. OBJECTIVES: To investigate the effect of kinesio-taping on pain, range of motion, and back muscle strength in non-specific low back pain patients. METHODS AND MEASURES: Twenty four patients were involved in this study. Informed consent were signed by the patients and patients were divided into two groups by randomization ,thirteen in Group A and eleven in Group B. Pain, range of motion, and back muscle strength were assessed on day one and six by VAS scale, modified-modified schober test (MMST), isokinetic dynamometer. Kinesio-taping (KT) was applied twice per six days. Group A patients were receiving I-shape KT longitudinally .Group B patients were receiving K taping Horizontally. RESULTS: The results of this study showed significant improvement in pain intensity and functional disability within groups. No significant differences between both groups. CONCLUSION: The Kinesio-taping with conventional physiotherapy will be more beneficial than kinesio- taping alone when treating nonspecific low back pain patients.

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