Effectiveness of Myofascial Release on Mouth Opening in Subjects with Post Operative Buccal Mucosa Carcinoma

Authors

  • Madhanraj Sekar
  • Kumaresan A
  • Vignesh Srinivasan
  • Surya Vishnuram

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/fcy67045

Keywords:

Jaw Exercises, Triscare device, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Oral Cancer,Trismus.

Abstract

Background: Patient treatment after surgical excision of buccal mucosal carcinoma should prioritise symptom
relief and cancer prevention. Mouth exercise physiotherapy is widely regarded as a staple for expanding the
mouth, either on its own or in conjunction with other modalities. In order to better understand the manufacture
and clinical effectiveness of Triscare mouth exercising devices in subjects with CA buccal mucosa, the current
study was conducted.
Purpose: This study aims to evaluate the effectiveness of Myofascial release for postoperative buccal cancer
patients.
Materials and Methods: Subjects with buccal mucosa carcinoma were recruited from Saveetha Dental College
and Hospital for an experimental research using inclusion and exclusion criteria. Two week postoperative Buccal
Mucosa Carcinoma subject volunteer. The participants were secretly separated into two groups using envelopes.
Before and after treatment, jaw exercise and Myofascial release groups had their mouth opening and quality of life
evaluated. Statistical analysis was performed on the collected data, and conclusions were drawn.
Results: At the 4-week follow-up, the intervention group’s mean MO (48.06mm) was significantly higher than the
control group’s (44.66 mm) (p 0.002), and the intervention group also reported significantly higher GTQ scores and
higher health-related quality of life scores across all domains and items.
Conclusion: We concluded that Participants in the intervention group improved more than those in the control
group, and they also reported higher levels of engagement with and satisfaction with their therapy.

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Author Biographies

  • Madhanraj Sekar

    Post Graduate Student, Saveetha College Of Physiotherapy, Saveetha Institute Of Medical & Technical Sciences, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India

  • Kumaresan A

    Professor, Saveetha College Of Physiotherapy, Saveetha Institute Of Medical & Technical Sciences, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India.

  • Vignesh Srinivasan

    Professor,  Saveetha College Of Physiotherapy, Saveetha Institute Of Medical & Technical Sciences, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India.

  • Surya Vishnuram

    Tutor, Saveetha College Of Physiotherapy, Saveetha Institute Of Medical & Technical Sciences, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India.

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Published

2024-01-21

How to Cite

Effectiveness of Myofascial Release on Mouth Opening in Subjects with Post Operative Buccal Mucosa Carcinoma. (2024). Indian Journal of Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy - An International Journal, 18(5), 346-351. https://doi.org/10.37506/fcy67045