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Vol:167 Issue:1 Number:2 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14212
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Sling-Based Thoracic Active Exercise in Female Patients with Neck Pain

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OrthoEvidence. Sling-Based Thoracic Active Exercise in Female Patients with Neck Pain. ACE Report. 2021;167(1):2. Available from:

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

Effects of Sling-Based Thoracic Active Exercise on Pain and Function and Quality of Life in Female Patients with Neck Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Healthcare (Basel). 2021 Nov 5;9(11):1514.

Contributing Authors:
GW Park J An SW Kim BH Lee

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Twenty-seven female patients with neck pain were randomized to receive 4 weeks of manual therapy plus sling-based thoracic active exercise (n=14) or 4 weeks of manual therapy alone (n=13). Outcomes of interest included pain pressure threshold, numeric pain rating scale (NPRS) scores, craniovertebral angle, neck disability index (NDI) scores, and Short Form 36 (SF-36) physical, mental and general h...

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