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The effects of Upper Thoracic Joint Mobilization Technique using Kaltenborn-Evjenth concept on Cervicothoracic ROM and Pain in patients with Chronic Neck Pain
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The effects of Upper Thoracic Joint Mobilization Technique using Kaltenborn-Evjenth concept on Cervicothoracic ROM and Pain in patients with Chronic Neck Pain
Jun, Young Wook; So, Hyun Jeong; Jeong, Youn Do; Um, Sung Heum;
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 Abstract
This study was conducted to investigate the effects of upper thoracic joint mobilization technique using Kaltenborn-Evjenth concept on the range of cervical and thoracic motion and pain in patients with chronic neck pain. The subjects were divided into a thoracic joint mobilization group(n=7) and a conservative physical therapy group(n=7). Each of the groups received thoracic joint mobilization or conservative physical therapy three times a week lasted for four weeks. The measurements were performed for the range of thoracic segmental motion(SpinalMouse), the pain(visual analogue scale) and the range of cervical joint motion(Inclinometer, Dualer IQ). They were made four times: before experiment, at 2weeks, 4weeks, and 4weeks after experiment.
 Keywords
Joint mobilization technique;Upper thoracic;Kaltenborn evjenth concept;
 Language
Korean
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