Thrust vs. non-thrust therapy for PPT in chronic neck pain patients
Immediate Changes in Neck Pain Intensity and Widespread Pressure Pain Sensitivity in Patients With Bilateral Chronic Mechanical Neck Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Thoracic Thrust Manipulation vs Non-Thrust MobilizationJ Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2014 Jun;37(5):312-9
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Fifty two patients suffering from bilateral chronic mechanical neck pain were randomized to receive either spine thrust manipulation or non-thrust mobilization to determine the efficacy of the former. Patients were monitored over 10 minutes after intervention and were assessed based on pressure pain sensitivity and intensity. The results of this study demonstrated similar improvements in pain pres...
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