2021, Vol. 8, Issue 6, Part B
Prevalence of De Quervain’s tenosynovitis in buffalo milkersAuthor(s):
Kajal Vijay Kale and Dr. Pragati SalunkheAbstract:
Buffalo milkers are more prone to de Quervain’s tenosynovitis due to their working process and repeated use of thumb, wrist and fingers. If there is any pain or problem in hand or wrist can have impact on milking ability which can lead to change in their economic status and quality of life. There are only few studies done on the population of buffalo milkers and problems regarding their occupation. Thus this study was aimed to find prevalence of de quervain’s tenosynovitis in buffalo milkers & Aware them about this condition to avoid further damage.
The study was conducted with 92 subjects in and around Karad. Subjects were selected as per inclusion and exclusion criteria and consent was taken. Both males (43) and females (49) subjects were included for study. Then they were assessed with help of Finkelstein test and Visual analogue scale the data was collected and analysed accordingly. Simple random sampling was used to select the subjects for study and it is conducted in and around Karad Taluka. The sample size was calculated by de quervain’s tenosynovitis taken at 64%. After analyzing the data, it was found that there is a prevalence of de Quervain’s tenosynovitis. In all participants 43% people have de Quervain’s tenosynovitis. It is found that prevalence of de Quervain’s tenosynovitis is more in females than males and pain distribution is more in age group of 41 to 45years.
So it concluded that the prevalence of de Quervain’s tenosynovitis is more in females and precautions should be taken by buffalo milkers by modifying their work strategies to avoid further damage. Pages: 68-70 | 190 Views 7 DownloadsDownload Full Article:
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Kajal Vijay Kale, Dr. Pragati Salunkhe. Prevalence of De Quervain’s tenosynovitis in buffalo milkers. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2021;8(6):68-70.