The Effects of Aquatic Exercise on Low Back Pain as for Herniated Disc in Elderly Men

Author(s): Yaser Khanjari, Jamal F Kalkhoran

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of aquatic exercise on low back pain as for herniated disc in elderly men.

Subjects and Methods: Ours sample were randomly assigned to one of two groups: aquatic exercises group (10) and control group (10). Patients were evaluated for functional disability with Roland Morris Disability Questionnaire.

The results: The statistical analysis of data shows a significant difference between mean of RMDQ in the post test in Hydro exercise and control group. P= (0.010).

Conclusion: The results showed that aquatic exercise program can be considered as an effective and reliable method to decrease chronic low back pain related herniated disc.

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