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IJCRR. 2012; 4(24): 68-73


EFFECT OF ULTRASOUND THERAPY WITH END RANGE MOBILIZATION OVER CRYOTHERAPY WITH CAPSULAR STRETCHING ON PAIN IN FROZEN SHOULDER A COMPARATIVE STUDY

Shahbaz Nawaz Ansari, I. Lourdhuraj, Shikhsha Shah, Nikita Patel.

Abstract
Background: Effectiveness of any individualized therapeutic modality in reducing pain in frozen shoulder is questionable and the combination of therapies has contradictory results. Objectives: The purpose of this study was to check the effectiveness between the treatment modalities of Ultrasound therapy and End range mobilization over Cryotherapy and Stretching as a treatment program in alleviating pain of patients with frozen shoulder. Methods: Forty subjects diagnosed to have frozen shoulder were randomly assigned to two groups. Subjects in Group I received Ultrasound therapy and End range mobilization of shoulder while subjects in Group II got Cryotherapy and Stretching of shoulder. Both the groups were treated for 6 days a week for 4 weeks. Response to pain was considered as the outcome measure. Results: Statistical analysis was done considering p

Key words: Frozen shoulder, ultrasound therapy, end range mobilization, cryotherapy, stretching



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