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Comparison of Stability Training with and without Positional Release Technique on the Pain, Neck Range of Motion in Men with Chronic Neck Pain
Javdaneh. N Mr 1, Letafat kar. A2, Kamrani Faraz. N3
1- (Corresponding Author) Ph.D. Student of Corrective Exercise and Sport Injury, Faculty of Physical Education, University of Kharazmi, Tehran, Iran. Email: njavdaneh68@gmail.com
2- Ph.D. in Corrective Exercise and Sport Injury, Faculty of Physical Education, University of Kharazmi, Tehran, Iran.
3- MSC in Corrective Exercise and Sport Injury, Faculty of Physical Education, University of Kharazmi ,Tehran, Iran.
Abstract:   (835 Views)
Introduction: Neck pain is the second common musculoskeletal disorder Clinical trial only by back pain. Despite the high prevalence of neck pain, its treatment is still a major challenge. Neck stabilizer training is a technique designed to improve the internal mechanisms of the spine which causes cervical spine stability and invulnerability. On the other hand, manual treatments are low-costly with the least side effects used to treat neck pain.
Objective: The aim of this study was to compare the effect of stability execrise with and without positional release technique on the pain and neck motion range in men with chronic neck pain.
Materials and Methods: This is a semi-experimental study. The statistical population consisted of the employees of the Mellat bank of Tehran province. Using convenience sampling method, 24 patients with chronic neck pain were randomly divided into two groups . The first group received stabilization exercises with positional release technique and the second group received only stabilization exercises. Each group received a five-week treatment. Pain was assessed on the basis of Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) and neck motion range by goniometer before and 48 hours after the treatment. ANOVA along with repeated measures was employed for data analyses and significant level was considered P<0.05.
Results: There was a significant difference between both groups in terms of pain severity and neck motion range after intervention (P <0.005). There was a significant difference between the severity of pain as well as the neck motion range (P<0.005). In the other words, more improvements were achieved in stabilization exercises with positional release technique.
Discussion and Conclusion: Stabilization exercises in combination with positional release technique had a dramatic effect on reducing pain and increasing the neck motion range compared to the positional release technique group. Thus, it is recommended to use this combination to relieve the neck pain.

IRCT No.: IRCT20180813040787N1
Keywords: Exercise Therapy, Pain, Manual Therapie, Neck Pain, Trigger Points, Trapezius Muscle.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2019/01/26 | Accepted: 2019/05/6
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