Core Body Stabilization for Low Back Pain

Tag: Pledger Orthopedic Spine Center, Back Pain, Chiropractice

It has been estimated that approximately 80% of people in Western countries have experienced low back pain (LBP) at some point in their lives. Within 1 year following the first episode of LBP, 60-80% of patients will have recurring pain. Current research has determined that in most cases of LBP, the lumbar multifidi and the transverses abdominus, which are key stabilizers, are reflexively shutdown after injury. These muscles do not recover of their own volition, even when the patient is free of pain and able to return to normal activity levels. Read more »