Fascial manipulation and its application for low back pain treatment


  • Katarína Repová
  • Libor Čief

Klíčová slova:

low back pain, fascial manipulation, physical therapy


Low back pain is one of the most common musculosceletal disorder and it has multifactorial etiology. It is considered to be the leading cause of global disability. It is the most frequent cause of activity limitation that can, eventually, result in disability, decreased quality of life, and work absenteeism. Low back pain manifests in different forms - acute, subacute and chronic. Within clinical examination it is a collected anamnesis, a general examination and functional testing from each patient. The importance of physical activity in the treatment of low back pain is generally accepted. However, an increase in physical activity has been suggested to be both a preventive factor and a possible risk factor for low back pain. There is an evidence for an association between high physical workloads and back injury. Treatment of low back pain includes many different types of exercises and physical therapy. Fascial manipulations has showed a great effectiveness in the treatment of low back pain in the general population, but also among the athletes.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.24040/sjss.2022.8.2.2-11