Outcome of Adhesive capsulitis following Physiotherapeutic intervention related to HbA1C and its effect on Shoulder Joint disability.

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Roy mathew


Adhesive capsulitis (AC) of shoulder is a common medical condition which occurs in 2-5 % of the population.Incidence of AC is reported to be five times higher in patients with Diabetes. Aim: To study the correlation between the levels of HbA1c and the disability improvement. following physical therapy in patients with AC. Methodology: A prospective interventional study on patients referred to physiotherapy with adhesive capsulitis was conducted. Outcome measures were analyzed using Shoulder Pain & Disability Index.  All patients enrolled into the study are tested for HbA1c and followed by Physical Therapy interventions.Outcomes of physiotherapy intervention on SPADI score and improvement in Range of motion were collected and analyzed .  

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