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Kinesio Taping on Trapezius Trigger Points After Integrated Neuromuscular Inhibition Technique (INIT)

2019-09-19 03:56:44 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The aim of this research is to see the effects of kinesio taping after integrated neuromuscular inhibition technique on pain, disability, pain-pressure threshold and muscle length in patients with upper trapezius trigger points. There will be two groups experimental and control. One study group will receive kinesiotaping after integrated neuromuscular inhibition technique and the other group will only receive integrated neuromuscular inhibition technique.

Description

This study is Randomized controlled trail done at physiotherapy department of Railway General Hospital Rawalpindi. The sample size of 26 individuals calculated using open epi tool. Sampling technique applied was convenience sampling. Randomization in groups by sealed envelope method. The subjects were divided into two groups with 13 patients each. Both groups were treated with Integrated neuromuscular inhibition technique (Muscle energy Technique, sustain pressure, Strain counter-strain) while Kinesio tape was applied after INIT in only experimental group. Study duration was of 6 months. Individuals having age between 20-40 years, upper trapezius active or latent trigger points, limited side bending were included in this study. Tools used in the study were neck disability index (NDI), algometry, numeric pain rating scale (NPRS) and muscle length (side bending through inclinometer). Assessments were taken on 1st day pre and post intervention and on 4th day.

Study Design

Conditions

Trigger Points

Intervention

Kinesiotaping, Integrated Neuromuscular Inhibition Technique

Location

Riphah International University
Islamabad,
Federal, Pakistan
Pakistan
44000

Status

Completed

Source

Riphah International University

Results (where available)

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