alexa Prevalence of Scapular Dyskinesis in Patients with Distal Radius Fracture with or without Shoulder Pain
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Journal of Physiotherapy & Physical Rehabilitation
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Research Article

Prevalence of Scapular Dyskinesis in Patients with Distal Radius Fracture with or without Shoulder Pain

Héctor Gutiérrez-Espinoza1,2*, Cristian Olguín-Huerta1, Jonathan Zavala-González1,2, David Rubio-Oyarzún1, Felipe Araya-Quintanilla1, Mario Rios-Riquelme1,3 and Nicolle Valenzuela-Briones1

1Physical Therapy School, University of the Americas, Santiago, Chile

2Department of Physical Therapy, Clinical Hospital San Borja Arriaran, Santiago, Chile

3Bachelor of Sciences in Physical Activity, University of the Santiago, Santiago, Chile

Corresponding Author:
Héctor Gutiérrez-Espinoza
Physical Therapy School, University of the Americas
Echaurren Street 140, 3rd floor, Santiago, Chile 8320000
Tel: +56-992999298
E-mail: [email protected]

Received Date: April 24, 2017; Accepted Date: May 02, 2017; Published Date: May 08, 2017

Citation: Gutiérrez-Espinoza H, Olguín-Huerta C, Zavala-González J, Rubio-Oyarzún D, Araya-Quintanilla F, et al. (2017) Prevalence of Scapular Dyskinesis in Patients with Distal Radius Fracture with or without Shoulder Pain. Physiother Rehabil 2:140.

Copyright: © 2017 Guetierrez-Esponza H, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



Objective: To describe prevalence of scapular dyskinesis (SD) in adult patients with distal radius fractures (DRF).

Material and methods: The current cross-sectional study was conducted at the San Borja Arriaran Clinical Hospital. 180 patients with a type an extra-articular DRF, according to the AO classification, were recruited. The presence of SD was evaluated with the yes/no dynamic test based on visual criteria, and the clinical diagnosis of shoulder pain was performed by orthopedic surgeon.

Results: The prevalence of SD is shown in 80% of all patients with DRF, this value increases to 90.9% in group of patients with associated shoulder pain. The odds ratio was 10 with a 95% CI: 4.1-24.8 (p=0.0000).

Conclusions: The prevalence of SD is shown in 80% of all patients with DRF; this value increases to 90.9% in the group of patients that present DRF with associated SP. The ratio for estimating prevalence is 10 times higher in patients with DRF with shoulder pain compared with the asymptomatics shoulders. There is a statistically significant association between the presence of SD and shoulder pain in patients with DRF.


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