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parvizi B, Behpoor N, ghaeen S, bahiraei S. The effects of four weeks of massage therapy on pain intensity in shin splints. PTJ. 2013; 3 (1) :39-44
URL: http://ptj.uswr.ac.ir/article-1-76-en.html
1- razi
2- kurdestan
3- guilan
Abstract:   (4451 Views)
The aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of four weeks of Massage therapy on pain intensity in shin splints. Subjects were 22 female students (1.33 ± 20.82 years) suffering from shin splints who were randomly assigned to either a control group (n = 11) and experimental (n = 11) groups. Experimental work carried out to the local 20-minute massage (three sessions per week) for 12 sessions. The pre- test and post-test) was assessed of leg pain protests by groups of verbal rating scale pain assessment (VRS). Method was experimental pre and post-test. To determine differences between pre-test and post-test data obtained from each of the experimental and control groups were analyzed using t-dependent and independent. The results of the analysis of the measured parameters showed significant differences in pain Massage on the Verbal Rating Scale (p = 0/001) was observed in the experimental group before and after the test. According to the findings of elected local Massage, Leg pain improved significantly in patients with shin splints.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2013/11/26 | Accepted: 2014/01/11 | Published: 2014/02/12

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