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Prevalence of shoulder pain among tetraplegia patients attended at CRP

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dc.contributor.author Hossain, Sharif
dc.date.accessioned 2014-01-18T10:06:27Z
dc.date.available 2014-01-18T10:06:27Z
dc.date.issued 2013-02-24
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/78
dc.description Dissertation (Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy) Bangladesh Health Professions Institute, CRP en_US
dc.description.abstract Purpose: The purpose of the study was to explore the prevalence of shoulder pain among tetraplegia patients attended at CRP. Objectives: To calculate number of all th th tetraplegia patients with shoulder pain from 10 February 2013 to 7 April 2013 among all tetraplegia patients and percentage of this proportion; to explore socio demographic characteristics (age, sex, residential area) of tetraplegia patients with shoulder pain; to measure the severity of shoulder pain with find out aggravating and ease factors. Methodology: A quantitative (cross sectional) research model in the form of a prospective type survey design is carried out in this study. 70 tetraplegia patients were conveniently selected from SCI unit of CRP, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The tools used to collect data included direct interview, a body discomfort assessment tool that consists of Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) and a questionnaire. Data was collected by mixed type questionnaire and confidentiality of information and voluntarily participation were ensured by the researcher. Data were numerically coded and captured in Microsoft Excel 10, using an SPSS 16.0 version program. Results: The finding of the study provides a baseline of information about prevalence of Shoulder pain among tetraplegia patients. The result of the study shows that, the prevalence of shoulder pain is (61.40%), among the tetraplegia patients attended at CRP. Among the cases gender distribution, male (65.10%) and female (34.90%). The most affected age range is 30-35years of age (30.29%). The severity of pain among the cases includes moderate pain (65.10%), mild pain (14%) and severe pain is (20.90%). Most of the participants (86%) pain had increased during movement whenever only (14%) patient's pain had increased during rest. The study found that the (32.60%) patient's pain has radiated and most of the radiating pain was shoulder to elbow (55.1%). Conclusion: From this study it is concluded that shoulder pain is the common problem of tetraplegia patients. Prevention of shoulder pain is beneficial for tetraplegia patients. To prevent shoulder pain, we should focus on awareness about the prevalence of shoulder pain among tetraplegia patients and greater attention to be given to other risk factors such as history of shoulder injury and perception of health status after spinal cord injury. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Department of Physiotherapy, Bangladesh Health Professions Institute, CRP en_US
dc.subject Shoulder pain en_US
dc.subject Tetraplegia en_US
dc.subject Prevalence en_US
dc.subject Shoulder injury en_US
dc.title Prevalence of shoulder pain among tetraplegia patients attended at CRP en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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