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Spinal Mobilisations

Introduction

Generally, back pain caused mainly by any region within the lumbar spine getting nervous system intervention. Thus, back pain arises from muscles, lumbar spine’s disc, fascia, or any ligaments. Keep reading to find out more about low back pain.

Mobilisations

Passive movements define mobilisation and are also known as accessory or physiological . It aims at providing short term or long term pain relief. Besides, it helps to restore the functional movements of joint.

Joint mobilisation restores the joint’s function and helps to manage musculoskeletal dysfunction. Besides, it improves the restricted movements of the spine. Muscles, connective tissues and the joints are mainly prone to such restrictions, causing pain. Mobilisation removes this restriction giving relief from pain. Even a deeper and forceful mobilisation can help in decreasing the stiffness in joints. This technique is also known as manual therapy, and physiotherapists perform it.

Effects and Mechanism

Research indicated that manual therapy results in significant neurophysiological and mechanical effects. The exact mechanism of mobilisation and needs further research.

However, the effects produced by the manual therapy, such as effect on the autonomic nervous system, motion range increase, and pain relief, suggests different theories.