Analysis of Lumbosacral-Pelvic Parameters in Low Back Pain Patients

요통 환자의 요천추 및 골반 지표 분석

  • Lee, Jin-Hyun (Dept. of Oriental Rehabilitation Medicine, College of Oriental Medicine, Won-Kwang University) ;
  • Jo, Dong-Chan (Dept. of Oriental Rehabilitation Medicine, College of Oriental Medicine, Won-Kwang University) ;
  • Kim, Chang-Gon (Dept. of Oriental Rehabilitation Medicine, College of Oriental Medicine, Won-Kwang University) ;
  • Moon, Su-Jeong (Medical Research Division, Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine) ;
  • Park, Tae-Yong (Dept. of Oriental Rehabilitation Medicine, College of Oriental Medicine, Won-Kwang University) ;
  • Ko, Youn-Suk (Dept. of Oriental Rehabilitation Medicine, College of Oriental Medicine, Woo-Suk University) ;
  • Lee, Su-Kyung (Dept. of Oriental Rehabilitation Medicine, College of Oriental Medicine, Won-Kwang University) ;
  • Song, Yung-Sun (Dept. of Oriental Rehabilitation Medicine, College of Oriental Medicine, Won-Kwang University) ;
  • Lee, Jung-Han (Dept. of Oriental Rehabilitation Medicine, College of Oriental Medicine, Won-Kwang University)
  • 이진현 (원광대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
  • 조동찬 (원광대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
  • 김창곤 (원광대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
  • 문수정 (한국한의학연구원 의료연구부) ;
  • 박태용 (원광대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
  • 고연석 (우석대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
  • 이수경 (원광대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
  • 송용선 (원광대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
  • 이정한 (원광대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실)
  • Published : 2013.04.30

Abstract

Objectives : The aim of this study was to investigate the characteristic of low back pain(LBP) and lumbosacral-pelvic alignments, and the relationship between them, depending on the presence and the duration of LBP. Methods : Ninety six patients were classified into the no LBP group(n=31), the acute LBP group(n=33) and the chronic LBP group(n=32), based on the presence and duration of LBP. In each group, lumbosacral-pelvic indicators were measured. The data were analysed by one way analysis of variance(ANOVA) and pearson correlation. Results : 1. The chronic LBP group showed the lower mean value in Ferguson angle, Lumbar lordosis angle, Pelvic Incidence and difference between left and right iliac height, being compared to acute LBP group. 2. There was not significant correlation between lumbosacral-pelvic alignments and LBP in every group. 3. A positive correlation was found among period of LBP and visual analogue scale(VAS), Oswestry disability index(ODI). Conclusions : For presence and duration of LBP, there were different characteristic values in descriptive statistics. And period of LBP is the most important factor for the degree of LBP. These results show that the lumbosacral-pelvic alignments and LBP have distinctive relationships depending on the duration of LBP.

Keywords

Low back pain;Lumbosacral parameter;Pelvic parameter;Alignment

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