Theragun vs Dry Needling on Neck Pain, Range of Motion and Disability Among Heavy Weightlifters

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Description

The study is randomized and single-blinded. Ethical approval is taken from ethical committee of Riphah International University, Lahore. Participants who meet the inclusion criteria will be enrolled and allocated in group A & B through sealed envelope method by Non-probability Convenient random sampling technique. Subjects in Group A will receive Theragun technique. Group B will receive Dry Needling technique.

Study Overview

Start Date
October 20, 2023
Completion Date
February 20, 2024
Enrollment
28
Date Posted
February 5, 2024
Accepts Healthy Volunteers?
Yes
Gender
Male

Locations

Full Address
Pakistan sports board
Lahore, Punjab 53700, Pakistan

Eligibility

Minimum Age (years)
20
Maximum Age (years)
35
Eligibility Criteria
Inclusion Criteria:

•Male athlete,

20 -35 years of age,
Weight lifting from 1 -2 years,
Cervical Flexion-Rotation Test positive

Exclusion Criteria:

• Cerebrovascular diseases,

Migraine,
Cervicogenic Headache,
Musculoskeletal, cervical spondylosis, cervical spondylolisthesis,
Cervical post-operative,
Traumatic events in the past three months,
Presence of a physical or mental illness

Study Contact Info

Study Contact Name
Aamir Gul Memon, MS DPT
Study Contact Email
Study Contact Phone

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FDA Regulated Drug?
No
FDA Regulated Device?
No
Detailed Description
The objective of the study is to determine the Comparative effects of theragun and dry needling on neck pain, range of motion and disability among heavy weightlifters. The study is randomized and single-blinded. Ethical approval is taken from ethical committee of Riphah International University, Lahore. Participants who meet the inclusion criteria will be enrolled and allocated in group A & B through sealed envelope method by Non-probability Convenient random sampling technique. Subjects in Group A will receive Theragun technique. Group B will receive Dry Needling technique. Neck Disability index (NDI), Universal Goniometer, Numeric Pain Rating Scale (NPRS) will be used to assess at the baseline and after the completion of treatment at 6 weeks.

The data will be analyzed by SPSS, version 25. Statistical significance is P=0.05.
NCTid (if applicable)
NCT06240975