Effectiveness of Maitland Manual Therapy Approach Mobilization with Aerobic Exercise in Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain
Keywords:Maitland mobilization, high intensity exercises, low back pain, pain management Prolonged immobilization after a surgical procedure for patients with shoulder dysfunction.
Background: Low back pain is the most common type of musculoskeletal pain and various treatments are given to
treat it. Mobilization and aerobic exercise has very good effect in relieving pain and disability. This study focuses
to evaluate the combined effect of mobilization and aerobic exercise program in patient with chronic LBP.
Methods: The study designed used was a pretest and post test experimental study. Samples are taken with
convenient sample method. N=10 with a duration of 12 weeks. Posterioanterior mobilization and high intensity
exercises where given and data’s were calculated and the results were obtained by two outcome tools –VAS and
OSW questionnaire. the data colected from (12/01/2023 to 10/03/2023) with gardern city university physiotherapy
out patient department.
Results: The pre test mean value of VAS is 7.1 and the post test mean value is 5.8.The mean difference of pre test
and post test value of VAS measurement is 1.9.The pre test mean value of OSW questionnaire is 41% and the post
test mean value is 21%. The mean difference of pre test and post test value of OSW questionnaire is 20%.
Conclusion: Maitland mobilization with high intensity aerobic exercise was effective in reducing pain and
disability and also in the improvement of range of motion for low back pain. This study can be used as treatment
protocol in the field of physiotherapy to treat the patient with chronic low back pain.
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