Journal of Physiotherapy & Physical Rehabilitation

ISSN: 2573-0312

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Oluwafunmi L


  • Case Report
    A Case Report of a Juvenile Volkmann’s Ischemic Contracture
    Author(s): Aiyejusunle CB, Oluwafunmi L and Kehinde AAAiyejusunle CB, Oluwafunmi L and Kehinde AA

    Aim: This study was conducted to determine the outcome of physiotherapy intervention in a juvenile case of Volkmann’s ischemic contracture.Methodology: The patient was an 8-year-old female pupil presenting with flexion deformity of the right elbow, wrist and fingers accompanied with pain and difficulty in performing activities of daily living of 5 months onset. She received physiotherapy including home program for 43 sessions with a periodic review of the intervention after the 22nd, 33rd and 43rd treatment sessions. Results: The outcome variables included pain intensity, range of motion, muscle girth, and functional ability. Ranges of motion changed as follows: elbow flexion 85° to 120°; elbow extension 85° to 120°;  wrist flexion 18° to 19°; wrist extension 36° to 46°; pronation 30°.. Read More»

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