stabilization exercise


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sta·bi·li·za·tion ex·er·cise

(stā'bi-lī-zā'shŭn eks'ĕr-sīz)
Activities used to develop the ability to maintain balance or proximal control in a pain-free position. One example is sitting on an exercise ball and extending a leg without experiencing pain.

stabilization exercise

The application of fluctuating resistance loads while the patient stabilizes the part being trained in a symptom-free position. Exercises begin easily so that control is maintained, and progress in duration, intensity, speed, and variety.
Synonym: dynamic stabilization exercise
See also: exercise
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The interrater reliability of physical examination tests that may predict the outcome or suggest the need for lumbar stabilization exercises.
2015) The effect of lumbar stabilization exercises and thoracic mobilization and exercises on chronic low back pain patients.
Conclusion: Core stabilization exercise is more effective than routine physical therapy exercise in terms of greater reduction in pain in patients with non-specific low back pain.
Spinal stabilization exercises focused on correct body position, proper technique, and overall posture, so they are used to reform antigravity muscles; whereas aerobic exercises focused on isolated big muscles.
Arthrokinematics in a subgroup of patients likely to benefit from a lumbar stabilization exercise program.
Also, the subjects had no previous experience of stabilization exercises.
Spinal stabilization exercises (SSEs) improve the cocontraction of trunk muscles, which may restore stability to the spine and, theoretically, may protect it from biomechanical stresses and further injuries [12].
Goldby et al (2006) found that spinal stabilization exercises were more effective than manual therapy in reducing pain intensity and disability and dysfunction.
The result of this research study shows that the specific lumber mobilization techniques combined with core stabilization exercises are in the management of Mechanical low back pain can manage better manage pain and disability as compared with lumber specific mobilization alone.
Although chronic LBP patients demonstrate a variety of apparently dysfunctional neuromuscular control strategies, (38-49) many stabilization exercise programs focus primarily on the training of the deep (local) muscles, particularly multifidus and transversus abdominis.