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Lumbar radiculopathy is pain originating from nerve root compression in the lumbar spine. Patient presentation is chronic, recurring low back pain with associated radiating pain and potential sensory, strength, or reflex deficits in the involved lower extremity. The purpose of this case report was to describe a comprehensive approach for a patient with chronic low back pain and lumbar radiculopathy using the following interventions: therapeutic exercises using directional preference, IFC, and manual traction.
The case report paper for this poster can be found here:
McGuire, Robin, "The Comprehensive PT Management Of A Patient With Chronic Low Back Pain And Lumbar Radiculopathy: A Case Report" (2017). Case Report Posters. Poster 124.