Manual Therapy, Posturology & Rehabilitation Journal
http://mtprehabjournal.com/article/doi/10.17784/mtprehabjournal.2016.14.352
Manual Therapy, Posturology & Rehabilitation Journal
Review

Osteopathic Manipulation Treatment on postural balance: a systematic review.

Veloso, Carolina Fantinel; Silveira, Aron Ferreira da; Garcia, Michele Vargas; Romero, Caio Alexandre Parra

Downloads: 1
Views: 582

Abstract

Introduction: The postural balance is achieved through the interaction between the visual, proprioceptive and vestibular systems. Osteopathic manipulation treatment may interact with these systems through neural or sensory facilitation and consequently, restore or optimize the postural balance. Objective: Find and analyze studies that evaluated the effects of osteopathic manipulation in the balance of individuals. Methods: systematic review using the health descriptors (DeCS) “osteopathic manipulation treatment” and “postural balance”, posting articles between 2009 and 2015 in different countries, in SciELO, LILACS and PubMed databases, to respond to the objective of study. Results: it included six scientific articles, of different nationalities, who used various maneuvers osteopathic manipulation in the treatment of postural balance, measured by force platform (2 studies), baropodometry (2 studies), functional questionnaire DHI (1 item) and computerized dynamic posturography (1 article) Conclusion: The osteopathic manipulation is effective in the treatment of postural balance in all studies included in the review.

Keywords

osteopathic manipulation treatment, evaluation, postural balance, dizziness.

References

1. Miralles RC, Heras C. Introducción a la biomecánica clínica del aparato locomotor. In: Miralles R, Miralles I, editors. Biomecánica clínica de los tejidos y lar articulaciones del aparato locomotor. 2a ed. Barcelona: Masson; 2005;p.3-14.

2. Villeneuve P. Le pied humain organe de la posture orthostatique. Kinesither. Sci. 1990;294:47-51

3. Nitz A, Peck D. Comparison of muscle spindle concentrations in large and small human epaxial muscles acting in parallel combinations. Am. Surg. 1986;52:273-277.

4. Bolton P. The somatosensory system of the neck and its effects on the central nervous system. J. Manipulative Physiol. Ther. 1998;21:553-563.

5. Grab D, Dvořák J, Gilliar W. Cervicogenic vertigo and headache. In: Dvořák J, Dvořák V, Gilliar W, Schneider W, Spring H, Tritschler T. Musculoskeletal Manual Medicine: Diagnosis and Treatment. New York, NY: Thieme; 2006:p.226-231.

6. Caporossi R. Influence of the osteopathic cranial treatment on the human gravitational posture. In: King HH, ed. Proceedings of International Research Conference: Osteopathy in Pediatrics at the Osteopathic Center for Children in San Diego, CA 2002. Indianapolis, IN: American Academy of Osteopathy; 2005:p.82-85.

7. Ward R. Foundations for Osteopathic Medicine. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2003.

8. DiGiovanna E, Schiowitz S, Dowling D. An Osteopathic Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment, Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Wiliams & Wilkins; 2005.

9. Fraix M. Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment and Vertigo: A Pilot Study. PM&R. 2010;2:612-618.

10. Hodge LM, Downey HF. Lymphatic pump treatment enhances the lymphatic and immune system. Exp. Biol. Med. 2010;236:1109-1115.

11. Posadzki P, Edzard E. Osteopathy for musculoskeletal pain patients: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Clin. Rheumatol. 2011;30:285-291.

12. Chaibi A, Tuchin PJ. Chiropractic spinal manipulative treatment of migraine headache of 40-year duration using Gonstead method: a case study. J. Chirop. Med. 2011;10:189-193.

13. Cerritelli F, Pizzolorusso G, Ciardelli F, La Mola E, Cozzolino V, Renzetti C, et al. Effect of osteopathic manipulative treatment on length of stay in a population of preterm infants: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Pediatr. 2013;13:65.

14. Rogers RG. The effects of spinal manipulation on cervical kinaesthesia in patients with chronic neck pain: a pilot study. J. Manipulative Physiol. Ther. 1997;20:80-85.

15. Davis D. Chronic pain-dysfunction in whiplash-associated disorders. J. Manipulative Physiol. Ther. 2001;24:44-51.

16. Sung PS, Kang YM, Picar JP. Effect of spinal manipulation duration on low threshold mechanoreceptors in lumbar paraspinal muscles. Spine. 2005;30:115-122.

17. Palmgren PJ, Sandström PJ, Lundqvist FJ, Heikkilä H. Improvement after chiropractic care in cervico-cephalic kinesthetic sensibility and subjective pain intensity in patients with non-traumatic chronic neck pain. J. Man. Physiol. Ther. 2006;29:100-106.

18. Haavik-Taylor H, Bernadette M. Cervical spine manipulation alters sensory-motor integration: a somato-sensory evoked potential study. Clin. Neurophysiol. 2007;118:391-402.

19. Lopez D, King HH. Knebl JA, Kosmopoulos V, Collins DR, Patterson RM. Effects of Comprehensive Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment on Balance in Elderly Patients: A Pilot Study. JAOA. 2011;111(6):382-388.

20. Carvalho AR, de Ré D, Lam D, Cunha DM, Sena IB, Bertolini GRF. Efeito imediato da manipulação osteopática tibiotársica no equilíbrio estático de mulheres jovens. Rev. Bras. Ciênc. Esp. 2013;35(2):455-467.

21. Sendín FA, de las Peñas CF, del Rey MS, Vallejo FJM. Immediate effects of bilateral manipulation of talocrural joints on standing stability in healthy subjects. Manual Therapy. 2009;11:75-80.

22. Gagey P, Weber B. Posturologia - regulação e distúrbios da posição ortostática. 2. ed. São Paulo: Manole, 2000.

23. Rubira APF, et al. Eficiência da estabilometria e baropodometria estática na avaliação do equilíbrio em pacientes vestibulopatas. Neurobiologia, 2010;73(2):57-64.

24. Leardini A, et al. Kinematic of the human ankle complex in passive flexion-a single degree of freedom system. J. Biomech. 1999;32(2):111-118.

25. Pellerin F, Papin-Richard E, Guiheneuc P, Niel S, Guihard G. Can osteopathic manipulative treatment modify the posture in elderly people? A singlecase study. J. Bodyw. Mov. Ther. 2015;19:380-388.

26. Fraix M, Gordon A, Graham V, Hurwitz E, Seffinger MA. Use of the SMART Balance Master to Quantify the Effects of Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment in Patients With Dizziness. J. Am. Osteopath. Assoc. 2013;113(5):395.

27. Goto F, Kabeya M, Kushiro K, Ttsutsumi T, Hayashi K. Effect of anxiety on antero-posterior postural stability in patients with dizziness. Neurosci. Lett. 2011;487:204-206.

28. Qiu F, Cole MH, Davids KW, Hennig EM, Silburn PA, Netscher H, et al. Enhanced somatosensory information decreases postural sway in older people. Gait Posture. 2012;35:630-635.

29. Hainaut JP, Caillet G, Lestienne FG, Bolmont B. The role of trait anxiety on static balance performance in control and anxiogenic situations. Gait Posture 2011; 33.

5a9ee8980e8825bd2c77d857 mtprehab Articles
Links & Downloads

Man. Ther., Posturology Rehabil. J.

Share this page
Page Sections