International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Physiotherapy | India | Volume 6 Issue 2, February 2017


Effect of Hot Moist Pack and Muscle Energy Technique in Subjects with Sacro-Iliac Joint Dysfunction

Rajesh Sewani | Sandeep Shinde [2]


Abstract: Introduction Sacroiliac joint dysfunction is reversible decreased mobility of the joint, the result of articular causes. One of the Most common source of low back pain is Sacroiliac joint dysfunction. ObjectivesTo determine the effect of HMP and MET in subjects with sacroiliac joint dysfunction and To compare the effect of (HMP and MET) and conventional therapy in patients with Sacroiliac joint dysfunction. Conclusion 34 subjects of age group between 20- 45 years, having sacroiliac joint dysfunction were recruited. They were allocated into 2 groups and treated with HMP, MET, core muscle strengthening and general mobility exercises for 10 days. Assessment was done on 1st day pre-treatment and 10th day post treatment, pre and post intervention outcomes were measured using VAS, MODI And spinal ROM using inch tape. Result Both the groups showed improvement but there was significant improvement in VAS, MODI and extension ROM of lumbar spine in group treated with HMP and MET. Conclusion HMP and MET in combination are effective in management of sacroiliac joint dysfunction.


Keywords: SIJ Dysfunction, HMP, MET, VAS and MODI, ROM


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 2, February 2017,


Pages: 669 - 672


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