Evaluación ecográfica y funcional de la región lumbopélvica en deportistas con hernia discal lumbarestudio de casos y controles

Supervised by:
  1. Patricia Martín Casas Director
  2. Gustavo Plaza Manzano Director

Defence university: Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Fecha de defensa: 27 September 2021

  1. Rosario Morales Lozano Chair
  2. Angel Manuel Orejana García Secretary
  3. Raúl Ferrer Peña Committee member
  4. Gracia María Gallego Sendarrubias Committee member
  5. José Luis Arias Buría Committee member
  1. Radiología, Rehabilitación y Fisioterapia

Type: Thesis

Teseo: 156898 DIALNET


Low back pain is one of the most common musculoskeletal conditions with one of the highest rates of relapse, especially amongst people that do sports. This means a considerable socioeconomic burden for people as well as society, having a significant impact on all countries health systems, which translates to an exceedingly high economic and social cost. Lumbar herniated disc and the state of the musculature seem to relate to pain, since disc damage could cause alterations in the proprioception or strength, and consequently, affect pain functionality and perception. A better understanding of the potentially adjustable factors could help health professionals optimise therapeutical programs and develop effective preventive treatment strategies, focused on the sportsperson with low back pain. The ultrasonography and functional assessment could contribute to a better evaluation of patients and the scheduling of specific exercises...