Therapeutic Exercise for Lumbopelvic Stabilization, A Motor Control Approach for the Treatment and Prevention of Low Back Pain, 2nd Edition

Therapeutic Exercise for Lumbopelvic Stabilization

2nd Edition A Motor Control Approach for the Treatment and Prevention of Low Back Pain

By Carolyn Richardson, PhD, BPhty (Hons), Associate Professor and Reader, Department of Physiotherapy, University of Queensland, Australia; Paul W. Hodges, PhD, MD (Neurosci), BPhty (Hons), NHMRC Senior Research Fellow and Associate Professor, Department of Physiotherapy, University of Queensland, Australia; and Julie Hides, PhD, MPhtyST, Bphty, Clinical Supervisor, Department of Physiotherapy, University of Queensland, Australia


SECTION 1: Introduction
1. The time to move forward

SECTION 2: The joint protection mechanisms
Part 1 Introduction
2. Lumbo-pelvic stability: a functional model of the biomechanics and motor control

Part 2 Specific joint protection of the spinal segments
3. Abdominal mechanism and support of the lumbar spine and pelvis
4. Paraspinal mechanism and support of the lumbar spine

Part 3 The antigravity muscle support system
5. Stiffness of the lumbo-pelvic region for load transfer
6. The role of weightbearing and non-weightbearing muscles

SECTION 3: IMPAIRMENT IN THE JOINT PROTECTION MECHANISMS: CONCEPTS
7. The deload model of injury
8. Joint injury
9. Pain models

SECTION 4 IMPAIRMENT IN THE JOINT PROTECTION MECHANISMS: LOW BACK PAIN
10. Abdominal mechanism in low back pain
11. Paraspinal mechanism in low back pain
12. Impairments in the muscles controlling pelvic orientation and weightbearing

SECTION 5 TREATMENT AND PREVENTION OF LOW BACK PAIN
13. Principles of the ?segmental stabilization? exercise model
14. Local segmental control
15. Closed chain segmental control
16. Open chain segmental control and progression into function