[The influence of pain aliments and vertebral mobility in patients after whole body cryotherapy]

Wiad Lek. 2017;70(3 pt 2):543-546.
[Article in Polish]


Introduction: The motive efficiency depends from many factors, in this currently also form the state of health. The change in grounds of vertebral column causing the limitations of mobility and pain can significance worsen the functional state, motive efficiency and quality of patient's life. The leadership of active mode of life complying to recommendations the preventive style of life as well as the using with interventions of physical medicine influences on improvement significance the state of health.

Material and methods: It the examination groups were 42 patients (21 women and 21 men) in age from 45-65 years with low back pain about different etiology. All studied were thirty interventions of whole body cryotherapy and then practices kinesitherapy exercises by 30 minutes subjected on gymnastic room. To evaluation of stepping pain ailments was the scale VAS executed, mobility of lumbar spine with help of Schober test as well as was executed. All results were statistical analysis subjected.

Results: After whole body cryotherapy the pain ailments in scale VAS were statistical significant in men group. The decrease of pain ailments influenced on improvement column mobility vertebral spine with use a Schober test (p<0,05). The statistical analysis were not significant in women group of pain ailments and the opinion of mobility of vertebral column spine (p > 0,05).

Conclusions: Whole body cryotherapy reduced significance pain ailments and mobility of lumbar spine in men group. In women group the got results were not statistical significant.

Keywords: low back pain; pain; whole body cryotherapy.

MeSH terms

  • Combined Modality Therapy
  • Cryotherapy / methods*
  • Exercise Therapy / methods*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Low Back Pain / physiopathology
  • Low Back Pain / therapy*
  • Lumbar Vertebrae / physiopathology
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Range of Motion, Articular*
  • Sex Factors
  • Treatment Outcome