List

ABSTRACT

Background and Objectives: The prevalence of Myofascial pain disorder has been increasing dramatically in recent years. Myofascial pain is generated by Myofascial trigger points in muscle tissue. There are various studies conducted on the efficacy of manual techniques to reduce pain due to Myofascial trigger points. Objectives of the study is to find out the effect of Myofascial Release and Deep Transverse Friction and compare the effectiveness of Myofascial Release versus Deep Transverse Friction on patients with Myofascial trigger points of upper back.

Methods: Total number of 30 subjects participated in this study. The study duration was 2 weeks, which was divided into 6 sittings alternately. Data were collected from subjects by using Visual Analog Scale before and after application of the technique. Statistical analysis has done using Wilcoxon Signed rank test and Mann Whitney U test.

Results: There was significant reduction in the level of pain on different days in both the groups. Pain level of subjects treated with Deep Transverse Friction was markedly reduced significantly with (P<0.01) immediately after the treatment in each sitting.

Conclusion: The study concluded that in comparison to Myofascial Release, the Deep Transverse Friction is more effective in reducing pain.

Keywords: Deep Transverse Friction, Myofascial Release, Myofascial Trigger Points, Visual Analog Scale.

  Posts

1 2 3 8
June 19th, 2021

The outcome of pain intensity following Physiotherapy Rehabilitation for non-specific Low Back Pain- A retrospective study at Private Healthcare Institute in Negeri Sembilan

Izham Zain1*, Aidil Anuar1, Ahmad Hakim2 Authors: 1Physiotherapy Department, School of Health Sciences, KPJ Healthcare University College, Nilai, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia. […]

June 19th, 2021

A cross sectional retrospective study: The pain outcome of Physiotherapy Rehabilitation for cervical spondylosis at Private Healthcare Institute In Negeri Sembilan

Izham Zain1*, Jeremiah Daniel1, Ahmad Hakim2 Authors: 1Physiotherapy Department, School of Health Sciences, KPJ Healthcare University College, Nilai, Negeri Sembilan, […]

June 19th, 2021

Body Mass Index status and associated lifestyle factors among Nursing students in University Malaysia Sabah

Soong Shui Fun1, Hamidah Hassan2, *Mazlinda Musa3, Chyretta Burno4,   Mohd Ishkandar Nazlan5, Wihelmina Michael6 Authors: 1-6Department of Nursing, Faculty of […]

June 19th, 2021

A comparative study between aerobic exercise and onshore exercise on severity of pain and quality of life in women with varicose veins

Sri Lakshmi Moses1, Arunselvi. J 2, Sasibala. K3 Authors: 2Assistant professor, Faculty of physiotherapy, Dr. MGR Educational and research institute, […]

June 19th, 2021

Effectiveness of aerobic exercise with Shortwave Diathermy versus strengthening exercise with Shortwave Diathermy in Osteoarthritis Knee

Arunselvi. J 1, D.Rose Mary2, Srilakshmi Moses3 Authors: 3Assistant professor, Faculty of physiotherapy, Dr. MGR Educational and research institute, Deemed to […]

June 19th, 2021

To evaluate the effects of Zumba on aerobic fitness, body composition, psychological well being and stress in women between the age group of 30-50 years: An interventional study

Aakanksha Sanjay Pandit1, Vijayendra Rajguru2 Author: 2Professor, St. Andrews College of Physiotherapy, Department of Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy, Pune, Maharashtra, India, Email: vijendrarajguru777@gmail.com […]

June 16th, 2021

Behavior of health care professionals to promoting of Physical Activity in the Pandemic Covid-19

Citra Puspa Juwita1, Desy Simanjuntak2 Author: 1Physiotherapy Program, Faculty of Vocational Studies, Universitas Kristen Indonesia Corresponding Author: 2Medical Faculty, Universitas […]

March 24th, 2021

Efficacy of vastus medialis oblique muscle and hip abductor strengthening on pain and functional ability in patients with knee osteoarthritis

Ishwarya vardhini. C1, Nelshiya Anni Ruby Aishwariya. H. P2 Author: 1Assistant professor, Faculty of physiotherapy, Dr.MGR Educational and research institute […]

March 24th, 2021

Effect of movement therapy in individuals with abnormal head posture

S. M. Divya Mary1, S. Bhargavy2 Author: 2BPT Internee, Faculty of physiotherapy, Dr. MGR. Educational and research institute University, Velappanchavadi, […]

March 24th, 2021

Effectiveness of progressive resisted exercises among women on bone mineral density

Vijayalakshmi B1, Padmanabhan K2 Corresponding Author: 1MPT Student, Faculty of physiotherapy, Dr. MGR. Educational and research institute University, Velappanchavadi, Chennai, […]