The efficiency assessment of rehabilitation with DBC method in low back pain patients Czesław Giemza , Agnieszka Bodnar , Tomasz Kabała , Dominika Gruszecka , Wojciech Lipnicki , Przemysław Magiera , Jacek Kowalski Ortop Traumatol Rehabil 2006; 8(6):650-657 ICID: 471251
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Rehabilitation in patients with low back pain is one of the crucial therapeutic and social problems. This work attempts to present therapeutic procedures according to DBC (Documentation Based Care) treatment concept.
The aim of the research was to assess the efficiency of DBC method on the basis of spine mobility in frontal, saggital and transverse plane and also on the basis of patient’s subjective feelings.
The research was carried out among 50 patients (52,5 years on average) including 23 females and 27 males. All the patients participating in the research were chosen deliberately and suffered from chronic low back pain caused by degenerative changes.
On the basis of research range of motion (ROM) improvement in all planes, decrease of pain and functional impairment were stated.
ICID 471251 PMID 17581516 - click here to show this article in PubMed