Vol 4 | Issue 2 | July-Dec 2019 | page: 11-15 | Pranita Rajendra Jaiswal, Ravinder Kaur Mahapatra, Nilima Bedekar, Ashok Shyam, Parag Sancheti.
Authors: Pranita Rajendra Jaiswal , Ravinder Kaur Mahapatra , Nilima Bedekar , Ashok Shyam , Parag Sancheti 
 Sancheti College of Physiotherapy, Shivajinagar, Pune, India.
 Sancheti Institute for Orthopaedics and rehabilitation Shivajinagar, Pune, India.
Address of Correspondenc
Dr. Ravinder Kaur Mahapatra,
Sancheti College of Physiotherapy, Shivajinagar, Pune, India.
Study objective: To find the additive effect of Mobilization with movement (MWM) and Ultrasound (US) as an adjunct to the conventional therapy in De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis and compare the results.
Methods: Thirty Subjects, diagnosed with DeQuervain’s tenosynovitis were included. Subjects were then randomly allotted into two group ‘A’ and group B.
Group A received Mulligan’s MWM for wrist and 1st Carpometacarpal (CMC) joint and conventional therapy for 6 days.
Group ‘B’ received Pulsed ultrasound and conventional therapy for 6 days.
Results: Both groups showed significant (p=0.00) improvement in VAS, ROM, grip and pinch Strength and Michigan Scale post treatment. However, group A (Mulligan’s MWM) showed significant improvement in VAS (p value<0.05), Pinch Strength (p<0.05) and Michigan Scale (p value =0.00) as compared to group B (Ultrasound).
Conclusion: This study concluded that, both group A and group B were effective in reducing pain, increasing ROM, pinch and grip strength and improving functional outcome of the patient. However, on comparison Mulligan’s MWM showed more significant improvement than ultrasound.
Keywords: Grip strength, pinch strength, 1st CMC, MWM, US, hand.
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|How to Cite this Article: Jaiswal P R, Mahapatra R K, Bedekar N, Shyam A, Sancheti P. Comparison Between Mobilization With Movement And Ultrasound In Patients With De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis. Journal of Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation 2019 July-Dec; 4(2): 11-15.|
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