Table 2

Effects of manual acupuncture on cervical range of motion

ROMAranha et al17Ilbuldu et al27Mejuto-Vázquez18
Flexion0.06 (−0.56 to 0.68)0.83 (0.18 to 1.48)1.79 (0.61 to 2.96)
Extension0.17 (−0.45 to 0.79)0.54 (−0.10 to 1.17)1.38 (0.29 to 2.46)
Inclination (right)0.09 (−0.53 to 0.71)0.03 (−0.59 to 0.65)1.16 (0.11 to 2.21)
Inclination (left)0.05 (−0.57 to 0.67)0.45 (−0.18 to 1.08)1.21 (0.15 to 2.27)
Rotation (right)−0.22 (−0.84 to 0.40)0.54 (−0.10 to 1.17)0.80 (−0.20 to 1.80)
Rotation (left)0.14 (−0.48 to 0.76)0.39 (−0.24 to 1.01)0.75 (−0.25 to 1.74)
  • Values are presented as standardised mean difference (95% CI).

  • ROM, range of motion.