Comparison of Positional Release and Manual Pressure Technique in Chronic Low Back Pain


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The purpose of the study is to compare the effect of positional release technique and manual pressure technique of hip flexors on pain, range of motion, lumbosacral angle and disability in patients with chronic low back pain

Targeted Conditions

Study Overview

Start Date
November 5, 2023
Completion Date
February 5, 2024
Date Posted
February 5, 2024
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Full Address
DHQ and tertiary hospitals
Khanewal, Pakistan


Minimum Age (years)
Maximum Age (years)
Eligibility Criteria
Inclusion Criteria:

Males and females
age group 25 to 40yrs
Atraumatic chronic low back pain more than 3 months
Patients with Anterior pelvic tilt
Patients with lumbosacral angle > than 50 degrees

Exclusion Criteria:

history of vertebral fracture
History of any spinal surgery
Disc disease
Bone disease
Patient unable to give consent

Study Contact Info

Study Contact Name
Imran Amjad, phD
Study Contact Email
Study Contact Phone

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Detailed Description
This will be Randomized clinical trial. Individuals who met inclusion criteria will be included in this study. All participants will go through randomization and divided into two groups. Pre intervention assessment is made for both groups. Then intervention will apply to both groups. Group A will receive positional release technique and Group B will be treated by manual pressure technique and pain, range of motion, lumbosacral angle and functional disability will be measured before and after the treatment using NPRS, Inclinometer and ODI. Estimated time of treatment protocol will be 30 minutes per session, 4 times/week for 4 weeks in the hospital setting. Subjects will be evaluated at baseline and 4th week assessment will be the final.
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