Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ISSN: 2581-8635)

Research Article Volume 6 Issue 1

Postural Correction and Manual Therapy for Chronic Musculoskeletal Diseases

Kapernaros Emmanouil*, Komisopoulos Christos and Siaperas Panagiotis

Metropolitan College, Institute of Occupational Science and Rehabilitation, Greece

*Corresponding Author: Kapernaros Emmanouil, Metropolitan College, Institute of Occupational Science and Rehabilitation, Greece.

Received: November 25, 2022; Published: December 12, 2022


The body posture control is a complex function of the human body that continuously controls and regulates balance. By studying the literature on the most commonly appearing musculoskeletal degenerative diseases, it appears that there is a common mechanism affecting the balance through the arthrogenic muscle 2inhibition. In order to manage this mechanism, we found that manual therapy and/or medical exercise are the interventions of choice, with the exercise having a range from simple movements through simple assessment, more specific with the guidance or help of a trainer, or neuromuscular reeducation through personalized assessment and guidance from a physical therapist. Objectives: We want to identify the best intervention between simple exercises or neuromuscular reeducation after applying manual therapy techniques for musculoskeletal degenerative diseases. No comparison between these two methods after manual therapy application could be found in the literature despite the total indication for exercise after manual therapy techniques. Methods: 63 patients took part in the study. They all suffered from the 10 most commonly appearing musculoskeletal degenerative diseases. We tested VAS-pain, FABq for functionality, center of mass characteristics for balance and posture. Results: Both intervention groups showed improvement, with the neuromuscular reeducation group showing statistically significantly better results in all areas.

Keywords: Balance; Manual Therapy; Neuromuscular; Exercise; Posture


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Citation: Kapernaros Emmanouil., et al. “Postural Correction and Manual Therapy for Chronic Musculoskeletal Diseases”.Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 6.1 (2023): 84-88.


Copyright: © 2023 Kapernaros Emmanouil., et al. 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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