Hetvi Jaimin Shukla1*, Minesh Pragneshbhai Kapadia2, Shafiya Ismailbhai Tai2, Ruchi Rameshbhai Patel2 and Reshma Mansukhbhai Savaliya2
1I/C Principal at S. S. Agrawal Institute of Physiotherapy and Medical Care Education, VNSGU, India
2S. S. Agrawal Institute of Physiotherapy and Medical Care Education, VNSGU, India
*Corresponding Author: Hetvi Jaimin Shukla, I/C Principal S. S. Agrawal Institute of Physiotherapy and Medical Care Education, Navsari, Gujarat, India.
Received: October 15, 2020; Published: November 18, 2020
Background: The Tampa Scale for Kinesiophobia, an instrument for measuring fear of movement, has been confirmed as pain important predictor for the persistence of pain -related disability. The aim of this study to analyze the psychometric properties of Gujarati version Tampa Scale for Kinesiophobia (TSK-G) in chronic neck pain in diamond workers.
Methods: A total 300 subjects with chronic neck pain were included in this study according to inclusion criteria. After gaining cross cultural adaptations, reliability was assessed with Cronbach’s alpha, inter and intra rater reliability, analyzed by intra- class correlation coefficient. And Neck disability index were used for construct validity and for face validity, this scale was given to more than 20 orthopedicians and physiotherapists.
Keywords: Kinesiophobia; Chronic Neck Pain; Psychometric Properties
Citation: Hetvi Jaimin Shukla., et al. “Psychometric Properties of the Gujarati Version of the Tampa Scale for Kinesiophobia in Chronic Neck Pain in Diamond Workers of South Gujarat Region".Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 3.12 (2020): 33-42.
Copyright: © 2020 Hetvi Jaimin Shukla., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.