Skeletal Muscle Fibre Characteristics of the Lumbar Multifidus Muscle in Patients Undergoing Microdiscectomy for Unilateral Lumbar Disc Herniation

SUMMARY Background. Lumbar disc herniation (LDH) is the most common diagnosed degenerative pathology in the lumbar spine. Because of its role in spinal stability there is an increased interest in the role of the Lumbar Multifidus muscle in low back pain research. Despite surgical treatment long-term, disability and pain remain a persistent problem. The aim of the study is … Continued