Effect of Video-Based Rehabilitation as an Adjunct to Physiotherapy in Post Stroke Patients

Authors

  • Dollar J Brahambhatt1, G Varadharajulu2

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10689

Keywords:

action observation therapy, video-based rehabilitation, physiotherapy, stroke, activities of daily living, spasticity, Modified Ashworth scale, Modified Barthel Index

Abstract

Objectives: Objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of video-based rehabilitation along with

physiotherapy in improving the activities of daily living in stroke patients and evaluating its effects on

spasticity.

Methodology: There were total 37 subjects, out of which 30 stroke patients were the participants of the

study. This was a study to evaluate the effects of video-based rehabilitation along with physiotherapy in

stroke patients. Here patients were evaluated on the basis of Modified Ashworth Scale and Modified Barthel

Index before the treatment. Patients were showed videos of activities of daily living for 3 minutes every day

after their physiotherapy session for 12 weeks and were assessed daily. At the end of the last session the

patients were reassessed and re-evaluated on the basis of the same scales.

Result: There is a significant change in performing the activities of daily living and spasticity of the patients

after 12 weeks of treatment compared to before treatment

Conclusion: Activity of daily living can be performed better with the help of videos, and daily physiotherapy

sessions, video-based rehabilitation and physiotherapy also has an impact on reducing spasticity in stroke

patients.

Author Biography

Dollar J Brahambhatt1, G Varadharajulu2

1 Intern, Krishna college of Physiotherapy, KIMS “Deemed to be university” Karad, Maharashtra, India,

2 Professor and Dean, Department Of Neurosciences, Krishna college of Physiotherapy, KIMS “Deemed To Be

University” Karad, Maharashtra, India

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

Dollar J Brahambhatt1, G Varadharajulu2. (2020). Effect of Video-Based Rehabilitation as an Adjunct to Physiotherapy in Post Stroke Patients. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 1863-1868. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10689