Akanksha Nagar | India

International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS)
ISSN: 2319-5886 Indexed in: ESCI (Thomson Reuters)

Akanksha Nagar

MPT (Neurology), University College of Physiotherapy, India


  • Research   
    A Case Study on the Effect of Physiotherapy on Joint Health and Functional Independence in a Person with Hemophilia who Underwent Upper Limb Fasciotomy
    Author(s): Sandeep Kumar, Smati Sambyal and Akanksha Nagar*

    Background and Purpose: Persons with acquired or congenital hemophilia are at risk of developing acute compartment syndrome, which can complicate rehabilitation therapy. However, there is a lack of published literature on the role of physiotherapy in post-fasciotomy hemophilia cases. The study aims to investigate the impact of physiotherapy on post-operative upper limb fasciotomy in improving joint health, functional ability, range of motion and decreasing pain in person with hemophilia. Case Description: The case involves a 22 years old male subject with hemophilia A, diagnosed in 2004 with a factor assay of 1.2%. The subject presented with a history of left forearm pain after an intramuscular hematoma in the left forearm, leading to compartment syndrome and mild Volkmann ischemic contracture. The subject also experienced difficulty in gripping with .. Read More»

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