lumbar

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lumbar

of, near, or relating to the part of the body between the lowest ribs and the hipbones
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In our study, the higher flexor RE of the lumbar region in patients with CLBP compared to the healthy controls is consistent with the results of other authors (5, 16, 17).
The positive findings of physical examination were paravertebral muscle spasm in the lumbar region, restriction of lumbar range of motion in all planes, decreased touch sensation below L2, decreased proprioception and vibration senses bilaterally, absence of patella reflexes and decreased achilles reflex, and motor weakness.
A lumbar segment was created using the five markers placed on the lumbar region (Fig.
To ensure comparability, the outer edge was placed just under the edge of the lumbar region or pelvis and its outer wedge height was maintained greater than 10.
4,6,7) However, idiopathic SEL has no predominance of either thoracic or lumbar regions.
Directly below the thoracolumbar fascia lie the tendons of the thoracic erector spinae muscles forming a broad thick aponeurosis that spans the lumbar region to gain attachment to the ilium, sacrum and lumbar and sacral spinous processes (Macintosh and Bogduk 1986) (Figures 1 and 2).
And that's dangerous, because a bad seat can be the difference between a driving life of heavenly bliss and a hellish Dante's inferno of the lumbar region.
Percutaneous electrical stimulation delivered to the deep tissues of the lumbar region was beneficial in relieving severe, chronic lower axial back pain for as long as 6 months after completing therapy, Dr.
Delivered to the deep tissues of the lumbar region, the therapy was beneficial in relieving severe, chronic lower axial back pain for as long as 6 months afterward, Dr.
The mattress is designed to allow the lumbar region to remain completely unstressed by accommodating the natural curve of the spine.
Most of the movements of flexion and extension and lateral flexion and rotation take place in the lumbar region.
Basically I was hit in the lumbar region at the bottom of my back just a quarter of an inch away from my spine and it simply paralysed me.