Greater Resting Lumbar Extensor Myofascial Stiffness in Younger Ankylosing Spondylitis Patients Than Age-Comparable Healthy Volunteers Quantified by Myotonometry.
Department of Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria, IL.
Department of Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria, IL. Electronic address: [email protected]
Bradley University, Peoria, IL.
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Bradley University, Peoria, IL.
Department of Physical Therapy, Bradley University, Peoria, IL.
- Published Article
Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation
- Publication Date
Nov 01, 2015
Lumbar myofascial stiffness was greater in 24 patients with AS than in the control subjects. A hypothesized biomechanical concept of increased resting lumbar myofascial stiffness in AS may be supported by this preliminary controlled study.
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