Neck Pain: Cervical thrust manipulation and Kinesio Taping produce similar pain outcomes
Short-term effects of kinesio taping versus cervical thrust manipulation in patients with mechanical neck pain: a randomized clinical trialJ Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2012 Aug;42(8):724-30. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2012.4086. Epub 2012 Apr 20
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80 patients who required treatment for mechanical neck pain were randomized to receive conventional cervical thrust manipulation or Kinesio Taping to determine their effects on short-term pain, disability, and cervical range of motion (CROM). Numeric pain rating scale (NPRS), Neck Disability Index (NDI), and goniometric CROM analysis were assessed one week postintervention. The results indicated b...
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