Stretching exercises combined with ischemic compression in pectoralis minor muscle with latent trigger points: A single-blind, randomized, controlled pilot trial
COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES IN CLINICAL PRACTICE, vol.38, 2020 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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COMPLEMENTARY THERAPIES IN CLINICAL PRACTICE
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Pain threshold, Pectoralis minor, Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation stretching, Respiratory pressure, Spirometer, SCAPULAR KINEMATICS, PAIN, LENGTH, RELIABILITY, POSTURE, RANGE
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.