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ACE Report #5409
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Long’s manipulation in the treatment of mechanical neck pain

Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

The effectiveness of Long's manipulation on patients with chronic mechanical neck pain: a randomized controlled trial

Man Ther. 2013 Aug;18(4):308-15.

Contributing Authors: JH Lin T Shen RC Chung TT Chiu

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63 patients with chronic, mechanical neck pain participated in this study. Patients were randomized into one of two treatment groups, either Traditional Chinese Massage (TCM) or Long's Manipulation (LM) modified approach to TCM. Comparisons were made based on disability, pain, cervical range of motion (CROM) and craniovertebral (CV) angle. The results indicated Long's Manipulation retained better ...

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