International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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ISSN: 2319-7064




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Research Paper | Physiotherapy | India | Volume 12 Issue 3, March 2023 | Rating: 5.2 / 10


Prevalence of Shoulder Pain and Scapular Dyskinesis in Carpenters

Sneha Phulpagar | Dr. Shruti Mulaokar [2]


Abstract: Background: Carpenters job involves these activities where most muscle work is done at upper limb mainly at shoulder joint. These activities comprise of manual screw driving, manual sawing on saw horse and nailing upward into ceiling repetitively. Repetitive movement and adapted posture while working may leads to increase pain in shoulder joint. Due to these activities alteration of scapular movements occurs. Purpose: To find out prevalence of scapular dyskinesis and shoulder pain in carpenters. Method: The observational study consist of 120 participants chosen according to inclusion and exclusion criteria. Lateral scapular slide test was done. Positive test was noted. Result: The result showed that prevalence of shoulder pain in carpenters was 84% with mild pain, 8% with moderate pain, and 1 % with severe pain and the study showed high prevalence of scapular dyskinesis at 90? in carpenters. Conclusion: The study concludes that there is 41% prevalence of scapular dyskinesis in carpenters.


Keywords: Carpenters, Scapular Dyskinesis, Shoulder pain, Lateral scapular slide test


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 3, March 2023,


Pages: 800 - 804



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