NCMT Procedure In Frozen Shoulder.

Frozen shoulder technically referred as Adhesive capsulitis presents as a painful and movement restricting disorder of the capsule of shoulder joint; the connective tissue surrounding the glenohumeral joint of the shoulder causing inflammation and stiffness. The cause of it is unclear and yet to be established as per the conventional science. The pain usually aggravates when at rest and lying but shows some degree of amelioration when the affected joint is subjected to movements.frozen shoulder_poadmanilyam blog_drawing by Dr.Bhat

In frozen shoulder at certain cases, the synovial fluid would be lacking causing stress during active and passive movements restricting the range of movement (R.O.M). At other times, in certain subjects the shoulder capsule get  thickened causing swelling due to a band of scar tissue aka adhesions getting  formed with in the shoulder capsule. There by, providing less space within the joint for the humerus, restricting the movement of the shoulder making it get stiff and painful.

Our Vaidya Rangaprasad Bhat, after examination of the alignment of the amsa sandhi marma and the structures forming the joint adopts the thadaval, amarthal and adangal as the case necessitates in relieving the pain.

Furthermore, to maintain the relief provided and improve the Q.O.L (Quality Of Life) of the subject under treatment he follows the NCMT procedure over the specific marmas to provide support and stability to the amsa marma and its associated marmas.

The relief from pain and stiffness of the affected joint is reported to be instant (reducing from severe to tolerable pain) from the health seekers who had undergone the NCMT procedure from our Vaidya Rangaprasad Bhat.

Post session, the health seekers are adviced to follow the stretching exercise, tailor suited to their clinical presentation to maintain the relief provided.

The following tabulation and stats from case dairy of our Vaidya provides an overall view of improvement in the Q.O.L of the subjects relieved from his NCMT procedure.

Age group of 80 health seekers taken for this case study: 

age-group-of-marma-taping-in-frozen-shoulder

Response in Range of Movement in all age groups–Prior & Post NCMT procedure – A comparative chart:-

r-o-m-_before-after_m-t_chart

Demographic data of 80 subjects selected for random study of NCMT procedure:demographic-data-of-ncmt-procedure_frozen-shoulder_study

The Pattern of marmas afflicted in the 80 subjects selected for random study of NCMT procedure in frozen shoulder:

pattern-of-marmas-afflicted-in-frozen-shoulder-study-of-80-subjects

Disclaimer:-The NCMT procedure and the rate of relief from pain  is patient centric and differs from one person to other depending up on the prakrti,vikrti,dosha, desha,vayas,kala,satva etc parameters.
The above is a random study from the case records of our vaidya provided with limited informations for public awareness.

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