General Health Status in Patients of Adhesive Capsulitis visiting Rehabilitation Department of Fauji Foundation Hospital Rawalpindi, Pakistan
General Health Status in Adhesive Capsulitis
Keywords:L.A.M test, Shoulder Pain, Disturbed Daily life, ADLs, Adhesive capsulitis
Objective: To investigate the general health status in patients of Adhesive Capsulitis
Study Design: Prospective study
Place and duration: Occupational Therapy Unit of Rehabilitation Department of Fauji Foundation Hospital Rawalpindi from July 1, 2019 to September 30, 2019.
Methodology: There were many patients suffering from shoulder pain. Among them, 52 patients who were suffering from adhesive capsulitis included. After the history of subjects, assessed for pain and restriction of range of motion in their affected shoulder. Lateral rotation, abduction, and medial rotation (LAM) test was performed. The inclusion criteria for subjects was symptomatic shoulder problems with restricted active and passive range of motion along with positive (LAM) test in ages between 30 to 80 years. The exclusion criteria was: (1) any neurological conditions affecting shoulder (2) any pathology other than adhesive capsulitis (3) any surgery of head, neck or upper limb. Data was analyzed using SPSS 25.
Results: Our study showed that all 52 patients were suffering from a very acute state of pain, sleep cycle disturbance, difficulty in activities of daily living (ADLs) and recreational activities. Some patients were jobless due to acute shoulder pain of adhesive capsulitis.
Conclusion: Adhesive capsulitis disturbs the daily life, sleep cycle, activities of daily living and difficulty in recreational activities. it is advocated that further researches must be conducted to point out the difficulties of such patients.
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