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Abstract

KINESIO TAPING IN MANAGEMENT OF CERVICOGENIC HEADACHE

*Lamia Abdulaziz Alanzy, Ghadeer Ghazy Alanzy and Dr. Mohamed Raafat

ABSTRACT

Background: Neck pain is a common complaint in the general public with an estimated lifetime prevalence of 67% among adults aged 20–69 years and an estimated cost of 1% of total health expenditures. Objective: To compare between the effect of traditional treatment, low level intensity laser and Medical Kinesio Tapping on cervicogenic headache. Methodology: This study was conducted to investigate the effect of low power laser treatment and kinesio taping in chronic cervicogenic headache. And to compare traditional treatment, low power laser treatment and kinesio taping in chronic cervicogenic headache. Results: Primary outcomes (pressure pain threshold, forward head position and neck disability index) were measured at baseline, prior to the treatment (pre-test data) and after the completion of the 6 weeks treatment program, as a post-test measurement. Conclusion: kinesio taping assist on improving neck disability index, increasing pressure pain threshold of MTrPs and assist in the treatment of cervical pain in patients with cervical dysfunction. Kinesio taping can improve forward head posture.

Keywords: kinesio taping, cervicogenic, headache, pain.


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