Document Type : Review Article


1 Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran

2 Professor of Orthopaedics, Department of Orthopedics, School of Medicine, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences. Tabriz, Iran


Introduction: Concerning the benefits of water exercise compared with dry land and the lack of presenting its results as a single study, we decided to systematically review the results of eight weeks of water exercise on back pain and motor function of the inactive elderly so that we can make correct and rational decisions in the planning and anomalies treatment related to the last decades of life.
Methods: The present study is a systematic review.
Results: Initially, 51 articles were found and 25 articles were removed in the review of abstracts. of the remaining 25 articles, 21 articles were removed from the remaining articles due to the low quality of the articles, and finally 4 articles were included in this study.
Conclusion: Exercises in water lead to the reduction of back pain and improvement of mobility of inactive elderly people, and these exercises can be used to improve the back pain condition of non-functional elderly people

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Effect of Water Exercise (Non-Chemical Treatment) on Back Pain and Motor Function in Inactive Elderly: A Systematic Review


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