PREVALENCE OF HAMSTRING AND ILIOTIBIAL BAND TIGHTNESS IN NONSPECIFIC LOW BACK PAIN PATIENTS

HAMSTRING AND ILIOTIBIAL BAND TIGHTNESS IN NONSPECIFIC LBP

Authors

  • Aishwarya Deshmukh Intern,Department of PT in Cardiovascular & Respiratory Sciences D.V.V.P.F’s Collage of Physiotherapy, Ahmednagar
  • Archana Nagargoje Assistant Professor, Department of PT in Cardiovascular & Respiratory Sciences D.V.V.P.F’s Collage of Physiotherapy, Ahmednagar
  • Abhijit Diwate Professor & Head, Department of Physiotherapy in Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences, DVVPF’s, COPT, Ahmednagar –414111

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.46858/VIMSJPT.2106

Abstract

Background- An observational study was conducted on 60 college going students experiencing nonspecific low back pain of mild to moderate range[ on VAS 2-5].  METHOD- Assessment of hamstring and IT band tightness was done by using 90-90 hamstring test and Ober’s test respectively. Participant were checked for tightness and marked whether tightness present or not RESULT- Analysis of outcomes was done by the mean and standard deviation. The result showed that, 58.33% male and 95.85% has female has hamstring muscle tightness.  16.66% Male and 22.91% female has of IT band tightness. 85% population [both male and female] shows of hamstring muscle tightness. While 85 % of male and females both shows hamstring muscle tightness. 21.66% populations [ both M and F] shows of IT band tightness. Conclusion- Study shows the prevalence of hamstring and IT band tightness is present in nonspecific low back pain.  In participant hamstring muscle tightness is more profound (85%) than IT band tightness (21.66%).

 

Keywords:

90-90 hamstring test, ober’s test, non-specific low back pain, hamstring tightness, IT band tightness

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2020-06-30

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Deshmukh, A. ., Nagargoje, A. ., & Diwate, A. (2020). PREVALENCE OF HAMSTRING AND ILIOTIBIAL BAND TIGHTNESS IN NONSPECIFIC LOW BACK PAIN PATIENTS: HAMSTRING AND ILIOTIBIAL BAND TIGHTNESS IN NONSPECIFIC LBP. VIMS JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL THERAPY, 2(1), 28-32. https://doi.org/10.46858/VIMSJPT.2106