Prague School of Rehabilitation: Low Back Pain Treatment

Today I want to show you a short video on how to treat low back pain from a lumbar disc herniation from the Prague school of rehabilitation. You will get to see what is called conservative low back pain treatment used to help give a patient lower back and leg pain relief from a herniated lumbar disc.

The video is from the Prague School of Rehabilitation which is the home for a treatment technique called Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization. You will get to see a lumbar spine traction and lower back mobilization and relaxation techniques according to Dr Karel Lewit.

Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilisation Lumbar Herniated Disc Treatment

The following video does use quite heavy medical terminology like supine, prone etc… Don’t worry about that stuff those are just fancy medical words for things like lying on your tummy (prone) or resting on your back (supine).

The instructor in this low back pain video is Dr Alena Kobesova who is one of the medical doctors at the Prague School of Rehabilitation. She is performing lumbar traction on the patient. This is a technique your chiropractor, osteopath or physiotherapist could use on your to give you pain relief from sciatica or lower back ache.

If you want you can also read my low back pain story, read why we can develop what is called a flexion-intolerant low back leading to a disc injury, or some other low back pain self-treatment tips. For more inspiration that yes your back can get better I recommend this example of fast sciatica pain relief.

Low Back Treatment Using DNS Principles

The concept of Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) I find fascinating because it is based on how we developed our motor movement pattern sequence and timing as a baby. DNS is looks to correct posture and make a stronger spinal muscles to fix pain and reduce pain in the future.

It is when these movement patterns become faulty that we develop issues like low back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain etc…

If you you are keen to learn more then I can highly recommend this book called “Rehabilitation of the Spine by Craig Liebenson“. Craig himself studied at the Prague School of Rehabilitation and praises his teachers Dr Karel Lewit and Dr Vladimir Janda for helping him understand how to help improve faulty movement patterns.