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Volume:9 Issue:12 Number:34 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #12542
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Lower Trapezius Strengthening Plus Scapula & Thoracic Spine Stabilization is Effective for Neck Pain


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OrthoEvidence. Lower Trapezius Strengthening Plus Scapula & Thoracic Spine Stabilization is Effective for Neck Pain. ACE Report. 2020;9(12):34. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/12542

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Effects of Lower Trapezius Strengthening Exercises on Pain, Dysfunction, Posture Alignment, Muscle Thickness and Contraction Rate in Patients with Neck Pain; Randomized Controlled Trial.

Med Sci Monit. 2020 Mar 23;26:e920208

Contributing Authors: SM Park SamHo Park MyungMo Lee M Lee

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Synopsis

Forty patients with neck pain were randomized to undergo a scapula and thoracic spine stabilization exercise program alone (n=20) or in combination with lower trapezius strengthening (n=20). The scapula and thoracic spine stabilization program consisted of 3 programs of scapula setting, upper trapezius stretching, and thoracic spine extension using a foam roller. The lower trapezius strengthening ...

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