Volume 10, Issue 4 (Scientific Journal of Hamadan University of Medical Sciences-Winter 2004)                   Avicenna J Clin Med 2004, 10(4): 26-30 | Back to browse issues page

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Yavarikia A. Frequency of Painful Shoulder Limitation of Motion after Long Casting of Upper Extremity. Avicenna J Clin Med. 2004; 10 (4) :26-30
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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 c2 & 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% filliterate 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.

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