SHORT TERM EFFECTS OF CLASSIC MASSAGE COMPARED TO CONNECTIVE TISSUE MASSAGE ON PRESSURE PAIN THRESHOLD AND MUSCLE RELAXATION RESPONSE IN WOMEN WITH CHRONIC NECK PAIN: A PRELIMINARY STUDY


Bakar Y., Sertel M., Ozturk A., Yumin E. T. , TATARLI N., Ankarali H.

JOURNAL OF MANIPULATIVE AND PHYSIOLOGICAL THERAPEUTICS, vol.37, no.6, pp.415-421, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2014.05.004
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF MANIPULATIVE AND PHYSIOLOGICAL THERAPEUTICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.415-421
  • Keywords: Neck Pain, Massage, QUALITY-OF-LIFE, THERAPY, FIBROMYALGIA, MANIPULATION, EXERCISE, FEMALES, POINTS, RANGE

Abstract

Objective: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the short-term effects of classic massage (CM) and connective tissue massage (CTM) on pressure pain threshold and muscle relaxation response in women with chronic neck pain.