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Effect of Dynamo-Static Splint on Post Operative Knee Stiffness


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Aim: To Study the effect of Dynamo-Static Splint on Post-operative knee stiffness

Objectives: The Objectives of the study are as follows: (1) To find the effect of Dynamo-Static Splinting on Pain (2) To find the effect of Dynamo-Static Splinting on Knee Range of Motion

Methods: This study was conducted for the duration of 6 months. 20 subjects of age 20 to 60 years were screened out of which 10 subjects were selected for the study depending on the inclusive and exclusive criteria. Condylar Fracture of Femur and Tibial Plateau Fractures referred to Physiotherapy Department Between 4 to 5 weeks. These subjects were then divided into 2 groups Pre-treatment assessment and Posttreatment assessment were recorded.

Results: Statistically significant differences in the VAS at rest and activity, Pre and Post range of motion were seen between the two groups. Post treatment Range of motion It indicated that it was significant (p < 0.0001) and (p = 0.0460) in the interventional group subjects. VAS at rest. It indicated that it was significant (p < 0.0001) and (p = 0.0203) in the interventional group subjects. Intra group analysis of these values within the group was done using Wilcoxon test and the Inter group analysis between the groups was done by Mann- Whitney test.

Conclusion: The present study provided evidence to support the use of dynamo static splint for postoperative knee joint stiffness. In addition, results supported splinting exercises were significantly effective in reducing the quality of pain and improving range of motion in post-operative knee stiffness.


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Dynamo-Static, Post-Operative, Splint, Knee Stiffness, Knee.
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Shubham Kamble
Department of Musculoskeletal Sciences, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences Deemed to be University, Karad, Maharashtra, India
Trupti Yadav
Department of Musculoskeletal Sciences, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences Deemed to be University, Karad, Maharashtra, India

Abstract


Aim: To Study the effect of Dynamo-Static Splint on Post-operative knee stiffness

Objectives: The Objectives of the study are as follows: (1) To find the effect of Dynamo-Static Splinting on Pain (2) To find the effect of Dynamo-Static Splinting on Knee Range of Motion

Methods: This study was conducted for the duration of 6 months. 20 subjects of age 20 to 60 years were screened out of which 10 subjects were selected for the study depending on the inclusive and exclusive criteria. Condylar Fracture of Femur and Tibial Plateau Fractures referred to Physiotherapy Department Between 4 to 5 weeks. These subjects were then divided into 2 groups Pre-treatment assessment and Posttreatment assessment were recorded.

Results: Statistically significant differences in the VAS at rest and activity, Pre and Post range of motion were seen between the two groups. Post treatment Range of motion It indicated that it was significant (p < 0.0001) and (p = 0.0460) in the interventional group subjects. VAS at rest. It indicated that it was significant (p < 0.0001) and (p = 0.0203) in the interventional group subjects. Intra group analysis of these values within the group was done using Wilcoxon test and the Inter group analysis between the groups was done by Mann- Whitney test.

Conclusion: The present study provided evidence to support the use of dynamo static splint for postoperative knee joint stiffness. In addition, results supported splinting exercises were significantly effective in reducing the quality of pain and improving range of motion in post-operative knee stiffness.


Keywords


Dynamo-Static, Post-Operative, Splint, Knee Stiffness, Knee.

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