Paper Information

Journal:   AVICENNA JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MEDICINE (SCIENTIFIC JOURNAL OF HAMADAN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES AND HEALTH SERVICES)   Winter 2004 , Volume 10 , Number 4; Page(s) 26 To 30.
 
Paper: 

FREQUENCY OF PAINFUL SHOULDER LIMITATION OF MOTION AFTER LONG CASTING OF UPPER EXTREMITY

 
 
Author(s):  YAVARIKIA A.R.*
 
* Department of Orthopedic , School of Medicine , Hamadan University of Medical Sciences & Health Services , Hamadan , Iran
 
Abstract: 

The aim of this study was determination of frequency of painful reduced shoulder motion after long casting of upper extremity and its relation with age, sex and education.
The present work was a descriptive analytic prospective study and included 388 patients who referred to Mobasher hospital of Hamadan during 2001. The selected patients in recurrent referring to orthopedic department were classified to 10 age groups and were examined by researcher in 1, 1.5 and 3 months after treatment and data was collected in check list. The primary data were analyzed with 2 & Anova by employing EPI 6.
Out of 388 studied patients 73.5% after 3 months had no mobility limitation and 26.5% had some limitation. There was significant statistical difference in limitation of abduction shoulder joint movement after 1 , 1.5 and 3 months after treatment among 10 different age groups (P<0.05). Mobility limitation of internal rotation after 3 months in 74 cases (19.1%) (P=0.0001). Final mobility limitation in 59.5% of female patients and 40.5% of male patients (P=0.001). Mobility limitation in 54.1% of illiterate people , 24.5% under high school diploma and 21.4% high school diploma and higher.
Painful limitation of motion in 50-80 year aged is most frequent, then early mobility and physiotherapy in this age range is indicated. There is significant relation between sex and frozen shoulder and it is more common in females also in illiterate people.

 
Keyword(s): BURSITIS, EXTREMITY , UPPER, FROZEN SHOULDER-THERAPY PAINFUL SHOULDER, SHOULDER JOINT
 
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