Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ASOR) (ISSN: 2581-8635)

Research Article Volume 5 Issue 5

Comparative Effect between Interferential Therapy and Isometric Exercises on Postural Neck Pain among Dentists

Syeda Khanam P1*, Avinash N 2, Addanki Premchand3 and Jibi Paul4

1Professor, East Point College of Physiotherapy, Jnana Prabha, East Point Campus Virgonagar Post Avalahalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

2AssistantProfessor, Department of Community Health Nursing, Sapthagiri College of Nursing, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

3Physiotherapist, Prem Physiotherapy Clinic, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

4Professor, Faculty of Physiotherapy, DR. MGR. Educational and Research Institute, Deemed to be University, ACS Medical College and Hospital Campus, Velappanchavadi, Chennai, India

*Corresponding Author: Syeda khanam P, Professor, East Point College of Physiotherapy, Jnana Prabha, East Point Campus Virgonagar Post Avalahalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.

Received: March 04, 2022; Published: April 19, 2022

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Abstract

Background and Objective: Mild to severe pain in the neck, is the common problem in the dental professionals, this affect their daily professional activities in their clinic. This study is indented to find the effect of neck isometric exercise over conversional exercise on functional abilities among the dental professionals.

Method: Male and female dentist aged 27 to 40 were selected for this study based on selection criteria. Total 30 participants were included in this study. The conventional group A was treatment with Interferential therapy and experimental group B was treated with isometric strengthening exercise. Comparison was done between group A and b to find out the outcome of the study. The participants were treated five days in a week for four weeks. Neck pain and functional ability were measured using Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) and Neck Disability Index (NDI) scale to find the outcome before and after the treatment.

Result: The study has observed significant difference between experimental and control group on VAS in Post treatment with P < 0.001. There was significant difference between experimental and control group on NDI with P < 0.001.

Conclusion: The study concluded that there is better reduction in pain among subjects who underwent isometric strengthening exercises.

Keywords: Visual Analogue Scale; Neck Disability Index; Functional Abilities; Interferential Therapy

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Citation

Citation: Syeda khanam P., et al. “Comparative Effect between Interferential Therapy and Isometric Exercises on Postural Neck Pain among Dentists". Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 5.5 (2022): 23-27.




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