Effect of muscle energy technique Versus Motor control Exercise adjunct to conventional therapy on Pain, Range of motion and functional disability in patient with chronic neck pain

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Deepak JainDeepali Patil

Abstract

Background: - Neck pain is defined as mechanical, neuropathic or secondary to any other disorder and it can be acute, 6 weeks; sub acute, 3 months; chronic, >3 months. types of potential causes for neck pain: medical effects, severe or non-threatening causes, usual and rare conditions, and genuine and invalid causes. Motor control was defined as motor relearning program with emphasis on coordination and holding capabilities of specific neck flexor, extensor, and shoulder girdle muscles. MET is a method of treatment that involves the voluntary contraction of a Patients muscle in a precisely controlled direction, against a counterforce provided by the therapist.Methodology: - In the study 50 chronic neck pain patients will be enrolled. And will be divided into 25 in each group. One group will receive Muscle Energy Technique and the other group will receive Motor Control Exercise as well as conventional therapy for 4 weeks. Pain, ROM and strength will be evaluated using the standard technique. Discussion: - The goal of this Interventional study is to examine the impact of MET versus MCE with conventional therapy on patients with chronic neck pain. This research will help in identifying rapid and long term effects of MET versus ...Continue Reading

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