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


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