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23 March 2023: Clinical Research

Association Between Hamstring Shortness and Asymmetry, Pain Intensity, Disability Index, and Compensatory Lumbar Movement in 60 Patients with Nonspecific Chronic Low Back Pain

Ki-Young Moon 1ABCDF , Dong-Chun Park 1ADF , Won-deuk Kim 1ABDF , Doochul Shin 2ADE*

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.939657

Med Sci Monit 2023; 29:e939657

Table 2 Correlation analysis of hamstring length and hamstring length asymmetry (N=60).

Hamstring shortnessHamstring asymmetryNPRSODILumbar flexionCompensatory lumbar rotation
Hamstring shortnessP.
Hamstring asymmetryP.002.
CC−.394* 1
CC−.369* .893* 1
CC−.383* .757** .842* 1
Lumbar flexionP.
CC.740* −.368* −.350* −.286* 1
Compensatory lumbar rotationP.
CC−.155.476* .444* .253−.1481
* Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level;
** correlation is significant at the 0.01 level.
NPRS – numeric pain rating scale; ODI – Oswestry disability index.

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