The Effects of Retro-Walking in Non-Specific Low Back Pain among Young Individuals: A Systematic Review
Keywords:Retro-walking, Non-specific Low Back Pain, Disability
Objectives: The purpose of this systematic review was to determine the effect of retro-walking in non-specific low back pain (LBP) among young individuals. Methodology: This systematic review study has been carried out through PRISMA guideline. This systematic review has been conducted by researcher who searched articles using electronic search for publications in various electronic database: Google Scholar, PubMed/Medline, and Research gate. After implementing the selection criteria, articles published between the years 2000–2020 have been selected. Total 70 full-text published articles were selected from different electronic database. Out of 70, only 36 articles were included in this systematic review on the basis of selection criteria. Studies of human participants of 18–35 years of age having history of non-specific LBP were eligible. All the articles have been determine using Modified Downs and Black scale and scores have been awarded for the items selected on a 27 point scale. Findings: On reviewing the previous published articles, the result of this systematic review study shows that there is significant effect of retro-walking in non-specific LBP. Furthermore, there is considerable effect of retro-walking found in terms of improving muscles strength and reducing disability associated with the non-specific LBP. Novelty: Many studies have been carried on the effect of retro-walking in LBP. However, there is scarcity of literature based on systematic review on the effect of retro-walking in non-specific LBP among young individual.
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