Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ISSN: 2581-8635)

Mini Review Volume 5 Issue 3

Effectiveness of Active Release Technique Versus Myofascial Release in Patients with Trapezitis - Mini-Review

Manashi Dey1* and Shilpi Pal2

1Course Coordinator, Vydehi Institute of Physiotherapy, Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Bengaluru, India
2Assistant Professor, Vydehi Institute of Physiotherapy, Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Bengaluru, India

*Corresponding Author: Manashi Dey, Course Coordinator, Vydehi Institute of Physiotherapy, Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Bengaluru, India.

Received: February 11, 2022; Published: February 18, 2021

Abstract

Neck is a very common region for the cause of the neck pain due to upper trapezius muscle. Majority of people for example about 2/3rd of people experience this neck pain at some points of time in their lives. Prevalence is highest in mid age and women are more commonly affected than the men category. In different studies, neck pain prevalence varies widely with a mean point prevalence of 13% (range 5.9% - 38.7%) and for mean lifetime prevalence of 50% (range 14.2% - 71.0%). Prolonged constrained work position with ley neck or neck-forward bending may imply a risk factor for poor ergonomic habit. Maintaining poor posture for long period of time or sitting in chair in bad posture results in muscle fatigue/fatigues, discomfort or sudden pain eruption. Even-though, if there is no alternation in soft tissues structurally; more significantly prolonged exposure to high static muscle and joint may eventually leads to pathological changes and further leading to permanent disability. This study helps us to identify the effectiveness of the two techniques i.e. Myofascial Release and Active Release therapy/techniques. Active Release Therapy (ART) and Myofascial Release (MFR) are soft tissue manipulation techniques practiced by physiotherapists for reducing muscle spasm and pain.

Keywords: Musculoskeletal Condition; Neck Pain; Myofascial Release; Active Release Technique; Trapezitis; Pain

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Citation

Citation: Manashi Dey and Shilpi Pal. “Effectiveness of Active Release Technique Versus Myofascial Release in Patients with Trapezitis - Mini-Review". Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 5.3 (2022): 27-29.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Manashi Dey and Shilpi Pal. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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