A randomized clinical study of the effects of traditional Thai massage on pain, chest expansion and shoulder range of motion among patients with scapulocostal syndrome

Vitsarut Buttagat, Wichai Eungpinichpong, Uraiwon Chatchawan & Preeda Arayawichanon
Objective: Scapulocostal syndrome (SCS) has been defined as a chronic musculoskeletal syndrome characterized by pain over the medial superior border of the scapula [ref:1]. Traditional Thai massage has been used to treat patients with SCS for long time, but its efficacy has not been studied.[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]