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 (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, Dong-Seo Korean Medicine Hospital) ;
  • Park, Jae-Hyun (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, Dong-Seo Korean Medicine Hospital) ;
  • Nam, Su-Hyeon (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, Dong-Seo Korean Medicine Hospital) ;
  • Kang, Jun-Hyuk (Department of Rehabilitation Medicine of Korean Medicine, Dong-Seo Korean Medicine Hospital)
  • 이성준 (동서한방병원 한방재활의학과) ;
  • 박재현 (동서한방병원 한방재활의학과) ;
  • 남수현 (동서한방병원 한방재활의학과) ;
  • 강준혁 (동서한방병원 한방재활의학과)
  • Received : 2014.06.16
  • Accepted : 2014.07.06
  • Published : 2014.07.31


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.


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