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Pol. Merkur. Lek (Pol. Med. J.), 2015, XXXIX/232: 205-208

Title: Is a single application soft tissues techniques of spine area may cause increase trunk mobility?

Authors: Piotrkowicz J, Federowicz P, Stiler S, Wyszyński Sz, Knapik A, Dąbek J

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Is a single application soft tissues techniques of spine area may cause increase trunk mobility?


Piotrkowicz J1, Federowicz P2, Stiler S3, Wyszyński Sz4, Knapik A5, Dąbek J1.

1Chair and Department of Cardiology School of Health Sciences in Katowice Silesian Medical University; 2Physiotherapy Practice Funkcjonalna Fizjoterapia in Katowice; 3Student Scientific Society of Biomedical Engineering – InBio Division of Biomedical Computer Science Department of Computer Science and Materials Science University of Silesia; 4Rehabilitation Center Fzjo-Wysz in Tarnowskie Góry; 5Department of Adapted Physical Activity and Sport School of Health Sciences in Katowice Silesian Medical University

The primary goal of application soft tissue techniques is to restore the proper mobility of fascia. Disturbance of soft tissue mobility can cause disorder in deep tissues and lead to musculoskeletal dysfunction.
The aim of the study
was to evaluate the effectiveness of soft tissues techniques of spine area to thoracic and spine mobility.
Material and methods
. Examined 30 subjects (15 women and 15 men) aged: x = 19.9 ±1.2. Were performed measurements: mobility of the thorax, flexibility of the trunk in planes: sagittal and frontal. Then applied selected soft tissue techniques of spine area. Immediately after the therapy measurements were repeated.
Results
. Occurred increase mobility and flexibility among women statistically significant. Among men, the increase in mobility occurred in all measurements in addition to the finger-floor test and horizontal range of arms.
Conclusions
. The application of soft tissue techniques may favorably influence on increasing mobility of thoracic and trunk flexibility. Confirmation results of the observations in other studies may be part of the improvement in the rehabilitation proceedings.

Key words: soft tissues techniques, flexibility of the trunk

Pol Med J, 2015; XXXIX (232); 205–208