‘’IMPACT OF KINESIOLOGY TAPE IN PROCESSING CARPUS CHANNEL SYNDROME’’

DR. J. K. OLIVIA

VOLUME02ISSUE09

ABSRACT

INTRODUCTION

Carpus channel syndrome (CCS) is one of the most common entrapment nephropathy in the higher limb, inflicting sensory and motor disturbances within the hand.

OBJECTIVES

This study has been done to investigate the impact of kinesiology tape on altering pain level in patient with CCS.

METHODS

 Sixty CCS patients (43 females and seventeen males) with the mean age of (40.2) years were appointed haphazardly into 2 equal teams. Group A received ancient physiatrist program (strengthening and stretching exercises for radio carpus joint muscles and ligaments)with kinesiology tape for four weeks, cluster B received ancient treatment as cluster A only. Visual analogue scale, MSDL, MMDL, MMCV and MSCV by electromyography were measured pre and post treatment.

RESULT

The results of the study showed that there was vital decrease in pain level, MSDL and MMDL in group-A.

CONCLUSION This study showed the practicability, safety and cheapness of the kinesiology tape as processing tool in CCS patients.

KEYWORDS

Carpus Channel Syndrome, Kinesiology Tape, Electro Diagnosis, Pain.

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AUTHOR’S AFFILIATION

DR. J. K. OLIVIA

The Emory University School of Medicine Atlanta, GA 30322, USA

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