Prasannajeet Nikam

Krishna College of Physiotherapy. Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences Deemed to be University, Karad, Maharahstra, India


  • Case Report   
    Effect of IASTM Combined Thrower's Ten Exercise Protocol on Snapping Scapula Syndrome in Badminton Player: A Case Report
    Author(s): Prasannajeet Nikam*

    Objectives: The primary objective was to see whether the utilization of advanced therapeutic tool like IASTM along with athletic rehab alternative like Thrower’s Ten protocol would have any effect on the pain scores, pain tolerance, AROM and quality of life (QOL) in Snapping Scapula Syndrome. Materials & Methods: A 25 year old female badminton player presented with chief complaint of pain at the medial border of right scapula accompanied by a “popping” or “snapping” sound, while attempting flexion and abduction of the right glenohumeral joint since 4-5 months. AROM of flexion and abduction was 100º and 50º respectively, which was severely compromised since the onset of the symptoms. The pre-intervention values for various outcome measures like pain score, pain pressure threshold, AROM and Quality of Life (QOL) were taken prior to t.. Read More»

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