Index to Chiropractic Literature
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  Title The effects of the fascial distortion model on chronic hamstring tightness
URL http://www.tihcij.com/Articles/The-Effects-of-the-Fascial-Distortion-Model-on-Chronic-Hamstring-Tightness.aspx?id=0000435
Journal Top Integr Health Care. 2014 ;5(3):Online access only 9 p
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Publication Type Article
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Objective: The aim of this study is to determine if a single treatment using The Fascial Distortion Model (FDM) significantly increases hamstring flexibility in patients with chronic hamstring tightness.

Methods: Thirty participants with current chronic hamstring tightness and no current history of lower extremity injury received treatment with the FDM on their hamstrings appropriate to the distortion presented. The sit-and-reach test was used before and after treatment to determine hamstring flexibility. Summary statistics were calculated, and pre and post hamstring flexibility scores are outlined.

Results: There was a significant difference from pre- to post-test (mean pre =40 cm, post= 47cm), representing a 15% increase in post treatment flexibility. All 30 participants increased their sit-and-reach scores following the application of FDM.

Conclusions: This study demonstrates that a single treatment with the FDM increased hamstring flexibility in a group of participants suffering from chronic hamstring tightness.This abstract is reproduced with the permission of the publisher.

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