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Therapeutic Effects of Moist Hot Packs with Laser and Ultrasound in Rotator Cuff Injury

( Volume 3 Issue 10,October 2017 ) OPEN ACCESS

Shahiduz Zafar, Suraj Kumar


Background- Shoulder pain is the third most common pain after back & knee pain, about 1% of the population report to the physician regarding the pain and disability of shoulder due to Rotator cuff injury, Rotator cuff injury limits the functional activity of the shoulder joint .Activity of daily living is compromised (ADL), cause pain and disability of the shoulder joint.

Purpose- To know the therapeutic effects of moist hot packs with Laser therapy and Ultrasound therapy in Rotator cuff injury grade 1 & 2 of the shoulder joint.

Methodology- 30 male subjects randomly selected for the study with 15 subjects in each group i.e. ultrasound therapy group A and Laser therapy group B. whereas both the treated for 5 day a week for 4 weeks. The data of the subjects were taken on the base line day, 21 days and on the 30 days.

Result- The result shows that the  significant improvement of VAS (pain) ,ROM Flexion ,Abduction, Internal & External Rotation SPADI Pain & SPADI Disability  improves in Laser therapy group than the Ultrasound therapy group , the P value of the laser therapy group is P >0.001*.

Conclusion- The study concludes that the therapeutic effects of moist hot pack with Laser therapy and Ultrasound produce better effects. But Laser therapy with moist hot packs produce much better effects in Rotator cuff injury with grade 1 & 2 than the Ultrasound therapy.

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