Early Physiotherapy Intervention In Case of Infective Spondylitis with Para Spinal and Epidural Abscess: A Case Report


  • Shastri Kshipra Post Graduate Student, Dept. of Community Physiotherapy, DVVPF's College of Physiotherapy, Ahmednagar
  • Prof. Dr. Ganvir Shyam (PhD) Principal and Professor




infective spondylitis. Epidural abscess, paraspinal abscess, physiotherapy, rehabilitation


Background- Infectious spondylitis is an unusual but serious cause of low back pain. Epidural and paraspinal abscesses are atypical diseases with a high risk of morbidity and mortality that are frequently discovered later in the course of the disease.  . Method – A 52 year male had complaint of fever, pain in back and was unable to move his bilateral lower limb has given early rehabilitation six days a week for eight weeks. PRT and MWM was given for 3 times per week for 2 weeks Result – showed significant improvement in ROM, strength, ASIA and FIM score. Conclusion - Early diagnosis and physiotherapy intervention is the key to an optimal outcome in case of infective spondylitis with epidural and paraspinal abscess.  



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How to Cite

Kshipra, S., & Shyam (PhD), P. D. G. (2023). Early Physiotherapy Intervention In Case of Infective Spondylitis with Para Spinal and Epidural Abscess: A Case Report. VIMS JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL THERAPY, 5(2), 28–32. https://doi.org/10.46858/VIMSJPT.5212