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Muscle energy technique (MET) for glenohumeral joint

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March 2013

Muscle energy technique (MET) for glenohumeral joint

Vol: 2| Issue: 2| Number:85| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

The immediate effects of muscle energy technique on posterior shoulder tightness: A randomized controlled trial

J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 2011;41(6):400-407.

Contributing Authors:
SD Moore KG Laudner TA McLoda MA Shaffer

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61 asymptomatic baseball players, who were chosen because they were "overhead" athletes at risk for shoulder tightness and loss of range of motion, were randomized to receive either muscle energy technique (MET) for glenohumeral joint (GHJ) horizontal abductors, MET for GHJ external rotators, or control (no intervention). This randomization was done to determine which approach would yield the mos...

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