Type of Article : Original Research
Year: 2015 | Volume 3 | Issue 4 | Page No. 1122-1125
Date of Publication: 11-08-2015
EFFECTS OF NEURAL MOBILIZATION IN POSTERIOR MYOFASCIAL CHAIN FLEXIBILITY IN NORMAL SUBJECTS
Renu Stuti Sharma 1, Shiv Kumar Verma 2, Vaibhav Agarwal *3.
1P.G. M.P.T (Neurology) Dept. of Physiotherapy, Swami Rama Himalaya University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India.
2,*3 Lecturer, Dept. Of Physiotherapy, Swami Rama Himalaya University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India.
Corresponding author: Dr. Vaibhav Agrawal, PT., Lecturer, Department of Physiotherapy, Swami Rama Himalaya University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand- 248 016, India.
Aims and objectives: The aim of this research is to see the effectiveness of neural mobilization on posterior myofascial chain flexibility.
Methodology: Samples of 70 subjects were recruited for the study. Pre mobilization readings for finger floor distance, tibiotarsal angle and finger floor grades were taken for each individual, after whom slump mobilization was given and post mobilization readings were again taken in the same sequence after mobilization.
Results: Both finger floor distance and grades were significantly changed, while tibiotarsal angle showed no significant difference.
Discussion: Neural mobilization tries to restore the nervous system’s movement and elasticity, rehabilitating its normal functions by relieving the tensions in the muscular chains thereby increasing its flexibility.
Conclusion: This study concludes that neural mobilization can improve posterior myofascial chain flexibility.
KEY WORDS: Myofascial Chain, Neural Mobilization, Slump, Flexibility.
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Stuti Sharma, Shiv Kumar Verma, Vaibhav Agarwal. EFFECTS OF NEURAL MOBILIZATION IN POSTERIOR MYOFASCIAL CHAIN FLEXIBILITY IN NORMAL SUBJECTS. Int J Physiother Res 2015;3(4):1122-1125. DOI: 10.16965/ijpr.2015.140