Comparison of Three Manual Therapy Techniques as Trigger Point Therapy for Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial


Dayanir I. O. , BİRİNCİ T. , KAYA MUTLU E., Akcetin M. A. , Akdemir A. O.

JOURNAL OF ALTERNATIVE AND COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE, vol.26, no.4, pp.291-299, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1089/acm.2019.0435
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ALTERNATIVE AND COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.291-299
  • Keywords: low back pain, manual therapy, physiotherapy, trigger points, NEUROMUSCULAR INHIBITION TECHNIQUE, COUNTERSTRAIN TECHNIQUE, INTERRATER RELIABILITY, STRAIN, DISABILITY, DEPRESSION, EXERCISE, RANGE

Abstract

Objectives: This pilot study aimed to compare the efficacy of manual pressure release (MPR), strain counterstrain (SCS), and integrated neuromuscular inhibition technique (INIT) in the management of chronic nonspecific low back pain (LBP).