- Volume 23 Issue 4
The Study on Correlation between the Forward Head Posture and Spinal Alignment
전방머리자세(Forward Head Posture)의 정도와 척추 만곡 변형의 상관관계
- Jung, Hyun-Woo (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Sang-Ji University) ;
- Shin, Woo-Suk (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Sang-Ji University) ;
- Kim, Doo-Hee (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Sang-Ji University) ;
- Park, Won-Hyung (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Sang-Ji University) ;
- Cha, Yun-Yeop (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Sang-Ji University) ;
- Ko, Youn-Seok (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Woo-Suk University) ;
- Lee, Jung-Han (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Won-Kwang University) ;
- Chung, Won-Suk (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Kyung-Hee University) ;
- Shin, Byung-Cheul (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of School of Korean Medicine, Pu-San National University) ;
- Song, Yun-Kyung (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Ga-Chon University) ;
- Go, Ho-Yeon (Department of Internal Medicine, Korean Medical Hospital, Se-Myung University) ;
- Sun, Seong-Ho (Department of Internal Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Sang-Ji University) ;
- Jeon, Chan-Yong (Department of Internal Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Ga-Chon University) ;
- Jang, Bo-Hyoung (Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Kyung-Hee University) ;
- Ko, Seong-Gyu (Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Korean Medicine, Kyung-Hee University)
- 정현우 (상지대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
- 신우석 (상지대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
- 김두희 (상지대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
- 박원형 (상지대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
- 차윤엽 (상지대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학과교실) ;
- 고연석 (우석대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학교실) ;
- 이정한 (원광대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학교실) ;
- 정원석 (경희대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학교실) ;
- 신병철 (부산대학교 한의학전문대학원 한방재활의학교실) ;
- 송윤경 (가천대학교 한의과대학 한방재활의학교실) ;
- 고호연 (세명대학교 충주한방병원 한방내과) ;
- 선승호 (상지대학교 한의과대학 내과학교실) ;
- 전찬용 (가천대학교 한의과대학 내과학교실) ;
- 장보형 (경희대학교 한의과대학 예방의학교실) ;
- 고성규 (경희대학교 한의과대학 예방의학교실)
- Published : 2013.10.31
Objectives This study was designed to investigate the correlation between the forward head posture and the spinal alignment. Methods We examined the whole spine x-rays of the 144 student sample. We measured the Craniovertebral angle (CVA), Cervical angle (CA), Thoracic kyphotic angle (TKA), lumbar lordosis angle (LLA) and Ferguson's angle (FA) of the students. We then analyzed the relationship between these angles. Results CVA had correlation with CA, but it was weak. There was significant correlation between CVA and TKA. There were no significant correlation among CVA, LLA and FA. Conclusions According to above results, there is a negative relationship between the CVA and the TKA - in that higher CVAs yielded lower TKAs. But CVA had no significant correlation with LLA or FA.
Forward head posture (FHP);Craniovertebral angle (CVA);Thoracic kyphotic angle (TKA);Lumbar lordosis angle (LLA);Ferguson's angle (FA)
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