Effects of Kinesio Taping in Individuals with Non-Specific Neck Pain
Author(s) : Kiran Arshad, Saman Habib Malik, Khadija Tul Kubra, Muhammad Jawwad Baig Chughtai, Urooj Rafi, Faseeh Zulqernain
Purpose of the study is to study the effects of Kinesio Taping on individuals with non-specific neck pain.
Material and Methods:
The methodology comprises of 40 Individuals who were selected for the study. The individuals were selected form Karachi University and NED University, as the complaint of mechanical neck pain is common among students. SPSS (statistical package of social sciences version 23 were used to analyzed data. Descriptive statistics was used to analyses the frequency and percentages and pre and post outcomes.
Finding revealed before the treatment the pain score was 6.50 standard deviation 1.53, while after the treatment it was 2.10 standard deviation 1.11. The mean decrease in both the pains was on average 4.40 units with significant p value less than 0.01.
It has been concluded from the study that the neck pain was reduced when kinesio-taping was applied on the neck. Furthermore, study showed that the disability of the neck was widely effected and reduced because of taping.
Key Words: Neck pain, Neck disability, Taping, Kinesio-taping.