Stretching exercises combined with ischemic compression in pectoralis minor muscle with latent trigger points: A single-blind, randomized, controlled pilot trial.

Birinci T., Mustafaoglu R. , Mutlu E. , Ozdincler A. R.

Complementary therapies in clinical practice, cilt.38, ss.101080, 2020 (SCI Expanded İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 38
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.ctcp.2019.101080
  • Dergi Adı: Complementary therapies in clinical practice
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.101080


Background and purpose: Latent trigger points (LTrPs) in the pectoralis minor (PM) muscle lead to muscle tightness. This study aimed to investigate which type of stretching exercise used after ischemic compression (IC) was more effective on LTrPs in the PM muscle.