An Extensive Literature Review of the Lumbar Multifidus: Anatomy
Author: Kay, Alec G.
Source: Journal of Manual & Manipulative Therapy, Volume 8, Number 3, 2000 , pp. 102-114(13)
Publisher: Maney Publishing
Abstract:Understanding the anatomy of the lumbar multifidus and its responses to low back pain and surgery are crucial steps toward the development of preventive and intervention strategies for patients and are the focus of this review. The anatomical literature is reviewed in regards to normal, pathological, gross and histological. The histological review includes metabolism and muscle spindle density.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2000