International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Physiotherapy | India | Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020


Effect of Muscle Energy Technique in Cervicogenic Headache over Conventional Treatment

Aadish A. Singh | Dr. P. R. Suresh [2]


Abstract: Cervicogenic headache (CH) is one of the common types of headache originating from the cervical spine, with a high preponderance of 66 % of men and 57 % of womenin normal healthy adults. Cervicogenic headache is one of the broadly acceptable upper neck and headache problemarising from upper cervical spine C0-C1- C2. Where the patient present with typical symptoms like migraine like headache. The subjects were randomly allocated in to two groups where Group A received muscle Energy Technique and Conventional Treatment the Group B received conservative treatment for both the groups. The subject was randomly allocated into two groups by means of lottery method. Group A received Muscle Energy Technique along with Conventional Physiotherapy program and Group B received Conventional Physiotherapy only for a period of 3 weeks. Pre and Post Data were collected and analyzed. The results showed that both the technique is showing significant improvement.


Keywords: Cervicogenic headache CH, CGH, Myofascial release MFR, Atlanto occipital junction AOJ, MUSCLE ENERGY TECHNIQUE MET, visual analogue scale VAS, Neck Disability Index NDI


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020,


Pages: 1497 - 1500


How to Cite this Article?

Aadish A. Singh, Dr. P. R. Suresh, "Effect of Muscle Energy Technique in Cervicogenic Headache over Conventional Treatment", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020, pp. 1497-1500, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR20721081601

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