PREVALENCE OF LOWER CROSSED SYNDROME IN YOUNG ADULTS: A CROSS SECTIONAL STUDY.
- Professional Trainee, Department of Physiotherapy, National Institute for Locomotor Disabilities (Divynagjan), B. T. Road, Bonhoogly, Kolkata-700090, West Bengal, India.
- Demonstrator (PT), Department of Physiotherapy, National Institute for Locomotor Disabilities (Divynagjan), B. T. Road, Bonhoogly, Kolkata-700090, West Bengal, India.
- Senior Professional Trainee, Department of Physiotherapy, National Institute for Locomotor Disabilities (Divynagjan), B. T. Road, Bonhoogly, Kolkata-700090, West Bengal, India.
- Assistant Professor ( PT) , Department of Physiotherapy, National Institute for Locomotor Disabilities (Divynagjan), B. T. Road, Bonhoogly, Kolkata-700090, West Bengal, India.
- Physiotherapist, Department of physiotherapy, National Institute for Locomotor Disabilities (Divynagjan), B.T. ROAD, Bonhoogly, Kolkata-700090, West Bengal, India.
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Background: Lower crossed syndrome (LCS) is a musculoskeletal imbalance characterized by specific patterns of muscle weakness (Abdominals and Gluteus Maximus) and tightness ((iliopsoas and spinal extensors) that crosses between the dorsal and the ventral sides of the body. This postural imbalance among young individuals can lead to Low back pain in future. Hence, this study aims to find out the prevalence of lower crossed syndrome in young individuals in male and female subjects between the age group of 21 to 31 years. Methods: Weakness of abdominals and hip extensors muscles and tightness of hip flexors and spinal extensors muscles were measured on 200 healthy adults (117 male, 83 female). Results: SPSS version 23 was used for data analysis and result suggests that females are more prevalent to develop lower crossed syndrome than male of the same age group. 30 female volunteers out of 83 volunteers and 14 male volunteers out of 117 volunteers have LCS. Conclusion: Prevalence of developing lower crossed syndrome among young females is more than young males of same age group (21 yrs to 31 yrs).
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[Shriya Das, Bibhuti Sarkar, Rachana Sharma, Malika Mondal, Pravin Kumar and Pallavi Sahay. (2017); PREVALENCE OF LOWER CROSSED SYNDROME IN YOUNG ADULTS: A CROSS SECTIONAL STUDY. Int. J. of Adv. Res. 5 (6). 2217-2228] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com
Professional Trainee, Department of Physiotherapy, National Institute for Locomotor Disabilities (Divynagjan)
Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/4662 DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/4662
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