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Analysis of relaxation of cranial vault muscles on cervical spine biomechanics
 
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Uniwersytet Jagielloński w Krakowie Collegium Medicum, Polska
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Paula Tomaszewska   

Uniwersytet Jagielloński w Krakowie Collegium Medicum, Polska
 
Med Og Nauk Zdr. 2019;25(2):126–130
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Introduction:
Spine pain syndromes are being increasingly mentioned among the diseases of civilization. The loosening of the cranial vault muscles and its effect on the distal parts of the body is one of the innovative physiotherapeutic methods. The aim of the therapy was to assess the impact of loosening of the frontal muscle and tendon loin on the cervical spine. On this basis, the influence of the reduction of the tension of the frontal muscle and tendon rigor and the extent of pain is reduced within the cervical spine after the use of a loosening technique of the frontal muscle and tendinous sinus.

Material and Methods:
A 35-year-old woman participated in the therapy. The therapy was divided into 4 sessions, each one every 3–4 days. During each session, the frontal muscle and the epicranial aponeurosis were relaxed. Mobility measurements were conducted before and after each session. The results were compared and then used to evaluate the therapy. The measurements were made with a digital inclinometer. The VAS scale was used to assess pain.

Results:
The results obtained in all 4 sessions indicated an increase in cervical spine mobility.

Conclusions:
1) Muscle relaxation therapy in the cranial vault resulted in increased mobility in the cervical segment. 2) Stretching of the frontal muscle and tendon loin seems to be an easy, fast and effective form of normalization of soft tissue tension disorders. 3) The myofascial system of tissues transmit the voltage drop along its course.

 
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