Comparative effects of Conventional Vs. Scapula Rehabilitation Protocol on Pain, Position of Scapula and Function in Shoulder Dysfunction Patietns Over a Period of 3 Weeks
Asian Journal of Orthopaedic Research,
Aim: To study the comparative effects of conventional vs. conventional and scapula rehabilitation protocol on pain, position of scapula and function in shoulder dysfunction patients over 3 weeks.
Study design: Randomized control trial, double blinded.
Place and duration of Study: Musculoskeletal OPD at K.J. Somaiya College of Physiotherapy, Mumbai, and the community setting, 18 months.
Methodology: The study was conducted on 31 participants (15male,16females) in the age group of 40-65 years (mean age- 50.48 +6.62). The patients were divided into two groups Group A (conventional) and Group B (conventional+ scapula rehabilitation) using random table number. Visual analogue scale, Lennie test and SPADI were used as outcome measures. Outcome measures assessed pre intervention and post 3weeks (9 sessions).
Results: Total 31 samples were recruited and allocated into 2 groups by random number table. The average age of the patients was 50.48 (+6.62) with 56% females and 44% males. P value of less than 0.05 was considered statistically significant VAS (P= 0.6827), Lennie (1H P= 0.9510, 2H P= 0.2431, 3H P= 0.6127, V P= 0.6490) and SPADI (P= 0.7825) were found to be not significant between the two groups. Within the group, for Group A, VAS (P= 0.0003) and SPADI (P= 0.002) were all significant. For Group B, VAS (P< 0.0001), Lennie (1H P= 0.0454 and 3H P> 0.0313) and SPADI (P= 0.0001) were significant.
Conclusion: Conventional and scapula rehabilitation protocols, both have an effect on pain and function in older adults.
- Scapula position
- shoulder dysfunction
- scapula rehabilitation protocol
- Lennie test
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