Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of Maitland manual therapy technique in management of idiopathic shoulder adhesive capsulitis.
Material & Methods: Overall 60 subjects were recruited for the analysis and randomly assigned into two groups; that are Manual therapy group and Conventional therapy. The participants selected from department of Physiotherapy Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar, were screened for exclusion and inclusion criteria, and then randomly allocated to the experimental and control groups using a sample random sampling. The intervention in the study was Maitland manual mobilization techniques to the experimental group and general supervised exercise regime to the control group for subjects with idiopathic adhesive capsulitis to decrease pain and disability. For data analysis SPSS 20 was used.
Results: The results indicated that Maitland mobilization was an effective technique in decreasing pain and disability in subjects with frozen shoulder with the scores of p-value of 0.000 for post SPADI scale and a p-value of 0.213 for visual analogue scale.
Conclusion: According to the findings of this research, it was concluded that Maitland Mobilization was an effective technique in reducing disability and pain in patients with frozen shoulder.
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