Efficacy of therapeutic ultrasound in De-Quervain' s Tenosynovitis

Therapeutic Ultrasound in De-Quervain's Tenosynovitis


  • Maria Mustafa University Of Management and Technology
  • Mehwish Khan Jinnah Sindh Medical University
  • Muhammad Hanif Islamabad Medical and Dental College
  • Rehan Ramzan Khan Multan College Of Physiotherapy, MMDC
  • Muhammad Rehman Islamabad Medical and Dental College
  • Humera Ambreen Shifa Tameer-I-Millat University
  • Muhammad Mustafa Khyber Medical University, Islamabad Campus
  • Naveed Arshad Islamabad Medical and Dental College




De quervain’s tenosynovitis, Therapeutics, Ultrasound, Efficacy


Overuse or repetitive motion can develop De-syndrome, Quervain's which produces pain along the thumb side of the wrist. The thumb tendons get irritated or inflamed as a result of these motions. Activities that involve regular side-to-side extension of the thumb or wrist might trigger De Quervain's tenosynovitis. Objective: To assess the efficacy of therapeutic ultrasound in De-Quervain's Tenosynovitis. Methods: In this study, forty people were separated into two groups: interventional and control groups, each with 20 people. Results: The interventional group's mean age was 37.70 with a standard deviation of 7.921, while the control group's mean age was 36.60 with a standard deviation of 7.816. Out of 20 individuals in the intervention group, 10 were male and 10 were female, whereas in the control group, 11 were male and 9 were female. The interventional group's mean height and weight were 1.642m0.1740 and 75.9515.830, respectively, while the control group's mean height and weight were 1.675m01517 and 75.5013.296. Out of the 20 patients in the interventional group, one was underweight, seven were normal weight, four were overweight, and eight were obese. Eight patients in the control group were of normal weight, seven were overweight, and five were obese. Conclusions: It was determined that ultrasonic therapy is useful in treating De-tenosynovitis quervain's when the tendon is inflamed


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DOI: 10.54393/pbmj.v5i4.377
Published: 2022-04-30

How to Cite

Mustafa , M. ., Khan, M., Hanif , M. ., Khan , R. R. ., Rehman, M. ., Ambreen , H., Mustafa , M. ., & Arshad , N. (2022). Efficacy of therapeutic ultrasound in De-Quervain’ s Tenosynovitis: Therapeutic Ultrasound in De-Quervain’s Tenosynovitis. Pakistan BioMedical Journal, 5(4), 166–169. https://doi.org/10.54393/pbmj.v5i4.377



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