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ABSTRACT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 92

Poster Presentation: AB No: 99: Comparative Study: on Comparative Analysis Between Core Strengthening Exercise with Diaphagmatic Breathing and Core Strengthening Exercise alone in the Treatment of Stress Incontinence in Postmenopausal Women


MGM Medical College Indore

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DOI: 10.4103/2456-7787.361117

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Background: Stress Urinary incontinence (SUI) affects 25% of premenopausal women and 50% of postmenopausal women and can be a contributing factor to reductions in quality of life (QOL)Relevance: Diaphragmatic breathing along with core strengthening is an effective structured exercise protocol for post-menopausal women in treatment of stress incontinence. Study design-Comparative study. Setting: Department of Physiotherapy and Gynecology in M.Y. HOSPITAL Indore (M.P)Methods: Sampling technique was used.Interventions-60 patients participated in the study were divided into two groups using simple random sampling. Group A received core strengthening exercise with diaphragmatic breathing whereas Group B receives core strengthening exercise alone. Results: There were significant improvement in PAD test and IIQ questionnaire score Intervention analysis showed significant difference between group A and group B (P= 0.0191) The mean age of the participants in group A was 59.63±7.260 and in group B 59.63±5.63. The statistical analysis shows significant difference between pre and post test of core strengthening exercise with diaphragmatic exercise and core strengthening exercise alone in the treatment of stress incontinence in postmenopausal women.(p<0.001). Conclusion: It is concluded that core strengthening with diaphragmatic breathing is more effective than core strengthening alone in the treatment of stress incontinence in postmenopausal women. There were significant improvement in the PAD test and IIQ questionnaire score which shows the improvement quality QOL. Implication: Future research is needed to create a high variety of methods to assess SUI and more adequate treatments.


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