Hanyang Med Rev.  2009 Feb;29(1):67-76.

Rehabilitation Treatments for the Sports Injuries on the Lumbar Spine, Hip & Pelvis

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  • 1Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Korea. spinelee@gmail.com, rmlsh@korea.ac.kr

Abstract

Low back pain is a common problem seen in both atheletes and general population. The elite athlete losing significant playing time because of a back injury. Although an actual pain generator is not always found , the majority of athletes with low back injuries are likely to have pain from a benign source. These athletes will be expected to respond well to non operative treatment. However some athletes may experience pain from more severe stuructural sources such as fracture or tumor. In these cases, different management may be indicated. The clinician evaluating athletes with LBP must have overall understanding about back problems for making proper decision and therapeutic regimen. In this article, the authors discuss common back pain related injuries in the atheletic population, typical mechanisms of injury and the treatment methods include rehabilitation exercise for these problems.

Keyword

Back pain; Buttock pain; Rehabilitation exercise

MeSH Terms

Athletes
Athletic Injuries
Back Injuries
Back Pain
Hip
Humans
Low Back Pain
Pelvis
Spine
Sports
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