A Clinical Case of Muscle Energy Technique and Schroth Method for Idiopathic Scoliosis

근에너지기법(Muscle Energy Technique)과 Schroth Method를 이용한 특발성 척추 측만증 호전 1례

  • Lee, Sung-Joon ;
  • Park, Jae-Hyun ;
  • Nam, Su-Hyeon ;
  • Kang, Jun-Hyuk
  • 이성준 ;
  • 박재현 ;
  • 남수현 ;
  • 강준혁
  • Received : 2014.06.16
  • Accepted : 2014.07.06
  • Published : 2014.07.31

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to report the effect of muscle energy technique (MET) and Schroth method on idiopathic scoliosis. A patient with idiopathic scoliosis was treated by MET and Schroth method. To investigate the outcome of the patient's improvement, we observed the X-ray of cervical, thoracic, lumbar spine. And Cobb's angle, correctability, visual analog scale (VAS) were used to measure changes during treatment. After treatment, Cobb's angle and correctability, VAS were improved significantly. MET and Schroth method are proved to be helpful to improve idiopathic scoliosis. And, further studies will be needed.

Keywords

Idiopathic scoliosis;Muscle energy technique;Schroth method;Cobb's angle

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