Stretching exercises combined with ischemic compression in pectoralis minor muscle with latent trigger points: A single-blind, randomized, controlled pilot trial


Birinci T. , MUSTAFAOĞLU R., KAYA MUTLU E., RAZAK ÖZDİNÇLER A.

COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES IN CLINICAL PRACTICE, vol.38, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ctcp.2019.101080
  • Title of Journal : COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES IN CLINICAL PRACTICE

Abstract

Background and purpose: Latent trigger points (LTrPs) in the pectoralis minor (PM) muscle lead to muscle tightness. This study aimed to investigate which type of stretching exercise used after ischemic compression (IC) was more effective on LTrPs in the PM muscle.