Comparison Of Scapular Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation and Myofascial Release Techniques on Pain and Function in Scapular Dyskinesia Associated with Adhesive Capsulitis

Scapular Dyskinesia Associated with Adhesive Capsulitis

Authors

  • Mubarka Saeed Clinical Physiotherapist Fazle Omar Hospital Chenab Nagar Chiniot
  • Sana Hafeez Riphah College of rehabilitation and Allied Health Sciences Lahore
  • Farwa Asad Clinical Physiotherapist Jinnah Hospital, Lahore
  • Waqas Haider Physical Therapy, KAIMS International Institute Multan
  • Sumaira Nawaz Physical Therapist Fatima Majeeb Hospital Gujranwala
  • Seemab Kocub Physical Therapist Fatima Majeeb Hospital Gujranwala

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.54393/pbmj.v5i4.370

Keywords:

Adhesive Capsulitis, Frozen Shoulder, Scapular Dyskinesia

Abstract

Adhesive capsulitis is frequently recognized as ‘Frozen Shoulder’, which is characterized by primarily painful joint range of motions and later progressively restricted range of motion of the glenohumeral joint. Other common names used for adhesive capsulitis includes ‘Periarthritis and Painful stiff shoulder’ and ‘Shoulder arthrofibrosis’. Objective: To compare the effects of scapular proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation and Myofascial release techniques on pain and function in scapular dyskinesia associated with adhesive capsulitis. Methods: Quasi Experimental study was conducted on 34 patients of Scapular dyskinesia associated with Adhesive Capsulitis. Subjects were allocated to either to PNF technique group and Myofascial release technique groups. Both were treated for 12 sessions in 6 weeks. NPRS and SPADI scale were used to evaluate the treatment effects at baseline, 2 weeks, 4 weeks and 6 weeks. Results: The mean age of Group A was 43.12± 5.25. The mean age of Group B was 43.0±5.95. There was a significant difference between the mean value of baseline, 2 weeks, 4 week and 6-week NPRS score and baseline, 2-week, 4 week and 6-week SPADI score with P value <0.05 in both study groups. There was more significant mean difference of 6.23 between baseline and week 6 NPRS in Group A but there was less significant mean difference of 4.00 between baseline and week 6 NPRS in Group B. There was more significant mean difference of 70.70 between baseline and week 6 SPADI in Group A but there was less significant mean difference of 46.17 between baseline and week 6 SPADI in Group B. Conclusions: The study concluded that PNF technique and Myofascial release techniques were led to significant difference in NPRS and SPADI score, but PNF technique had shown more significant results than myofascial release technique to improve pain and function in scapular dyskinesia associated with Adhesive capsulitis.

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2022-04-30

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Saeed, M. ., Hafeez, S. ., Asad, F. ., Haider, W., Nawaz, S., & Kocub, S. . (2022). Comparison Of Scapular Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation and Myofascial Release Techniques on Pain and Function in Scapular Dyskinesia Associated with Adhesive Capsulitis: Scapular Dyskinesia Associated with Adhesive Capsulitis. Pakistan BioMedical Journal, 5(4), 123–127. https://doi.org/10.54393/pbmj.v5i4.370

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