Kotteeswaran. K, Chiranjibi Kumar Nayak
Kotteeswaran. K1*, Chiranjibi Kumar Nayak2
1Professor, Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai-602 105 Tamilnadu, India.
2MPT Second Year, Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, SIMATS, Chennai, India.
Volume - 14,
Issue - 7,
Year - 2021
Background: Cervical spine dysfunction is a cause of neck pain. The cause for it is believed to be a disorder (most likely malalignment) of the pain-sensitive facet joints (which may also be due to disc disruption). Dysfunction can also cause secondary muscle spasm, which can may lead to more pain and stiffness. Objective: To find the effectiveness of SNAGs and scapular strengthening exercises in the patients with chronic cervical dysfunction. To find the Neck disability index (NDI) score difference between the functional activities of experimental group and conventional treatment group. Methodology: According to inclusion and exclusion criteria a prior to the study, the principal researcher explained the procedures to all the subjects and inform consent obtained, 30 subjects taken through Random block design and numbering was done for all the subjects. All the odd numbers in one group and all the even numbers in another group are allocated by random table where each group had 15 subjects. The collected data was tabulated and analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. To all parameters mean and standard deviation (SD) were used. Paired t-test was used to analyze significant changes between pre-test and post-test measurements. Unpaired t-test was used to analyze significant changes between two groups. Result: rom statistical analysis made with the quantitative data revealed statistically significant difference between the Group A and Group B, and also within the group. The Posttest mean value of Neck Disability Index (NDI) in group A is 12.00 and in group B is 13.80. This shows that Neck Disability Index (NDI) in Group B disability value were comparatively more than Group A disability value, P<0.0001. Conclusion: This study shows better improvement in reducing cervical spine dysfunction (neck pain) by scapular strengthening exercise than resisted neck isometrics. Both the techniques can be used in clinical practice.
Cite this article:
Kotteeswaran. K, Chiranjibi Kumar Nayak. A Study to find the effectiveness of Scapular Strengthening Exercise in patients with Cervical Dysfunction. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2021; 14(7):3591-4. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.00621
Kotteeswaran. K, Chiranjibi Kumar Nayak. A Study to find the effectiveness of Scapular Strengthening Exercise in patients with Cervical Dysfunction. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2021; 14(7):3591-4. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.00621 Available on: https://rjptonline.org/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-14-7-18
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