Mohammad Miraj

Department of Physiotherapy, College of Applied Medical Sciences, AlMajmaah University, AlMajmaah, Saudi Arabia


  • Research   
    Efficacy of Kinesio Taping in Attenuating Work-Related Low Back Pain among Physiotherapy and Nursing Professionals
    Author(s): Mohammad Miraj*, Mazen AlQahtani, Msaad AlZhrani, Ahmad Alanazi, Zafar Hasan and Tanuj Garg

    Background: Work related low back pain (WRLBP) is one of the commonest problems classified under WMSDs. Among various healthcare professionals, Physiotherapists and Nurses are most prone for developing WRLBP by virtue of nature of their jobs. Among various physiotherapeutic treatment modalities, Kinesio taping (KT) is sought to be one of the most promising techniques to alleviate the symptoms of WRLBP. Objectives: To measure the efficacy of kinesio taping (KT) along with conventional physiotherapy (moist heat plus lumbar stabilization exercises) on WRLBP. Methodology: 42 male physiotherapy and nursing professionals, aged 25 to 55 years and experiencing WRLBP for more than 90 days with pain scores greater than 4 on Visual analogue Scale (VAS) were randomly assigned to an experimental and a control group. The Control Group A (n=20) were given conventional Physiothera.. Read More»

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