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ACE Report #7777
Ace Report Cover Physical Therapy & Rehab

Comparison of short-term efficacy of manual therapies for patients with chronic neck pain


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

Mobilization versus manipulations versus sustain apophyseal natural glide techniques and interaction with psychological factors for patients with chronic neck pain: randomized controlled trial

Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2015 Apr;51(2):121-32

Contributing Authors: A Lopez-Lopez JL Alonso Perez JL González Gutierez R La Touche S Lerma Lara H Izquierdo J Fernández-Carnero

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Synopsis

48 patients with chronic neck pain were randomized to undergo either high velocity and low amplitude (HVLA) manipulation, anteroposterior mobilization, or sustain apophyseal natural glide treatment. The purpose of this study was to examine the short-term effects of these three manual therapies on pain intensity of neck pain, pressure pain threshold (PPT), and cervical range of motion (CROM). The g...

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