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kamalikhah T. Alexander Technique for Preventing and Improving Low Back Pain. IQBQ. 2017; 2 (4) :313-316
URL: http://journals.modares.ac.ir/article-32-3424-en.html
Department of health education and health promotion, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran.
Abstract:   (1390 Views)
Low Back Pain (LBP) is the first cause of disability in people under 45 years old and the second cause of referral to physician, and the third cause of surgery (Noori et al., 2011). In developed countries, the overall cost resulted from LBP is 1.7% of gross national product total share (Karimi, 2004). In general, the prevalence rate of LBP is 30%, but over 70-85% of people in advanced countries experience it at least once in their life (Nezhad Roomezi et al., 2012). In Iran, this problem is the third cause of disability in people aged ranging from 15 to 69 years. Since Chronic Low Back Pain (CLBP) is a multifactorial phenomenon, several suggestions are proposed for its treatment (Nezhad Roomezi et al., 2012). In this study, it was decided to introduce a less-known but effective technique in the treatment of CLBP.
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Received: 2017/10/2 | Accepted: 2017/10/1 | Published: 2018/11/3

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