lumbar roll

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lumbar roll

An air-filled, foam, or gel cushion placed behind the lower back as a support.

Patient care

It is used to maintain the normal lordotic curvature of the lumbar spine and thereby to relieve pressure on commonly injured structures such as discs and facet joints.

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u1/4 Use lumbar rolls to support your lower back when sitting in regular chairs or driving the car, especially on long journeys.
They were provided with the book Treat Your Own Back, prescribed home exercises, and most were prescribed lumbar rolls.