Effect of Bosu Pilates on Primary Dysmenorrhea in Adolescent Girls

Authors

  • Mayuri T. Gotpagar1 , Poovishnu Devi2

Keywords:

primary dysmenorrhea, adolescent girls, bosu pilates, menstruation pain.

Abstract

Background: Dysmenorrhea is a painful menstruation or a cramp labor like pain in the lower abdomen

that radiates to upper abdomen, waist and thighs and sometimes accompanied by systemic symptoms like

nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and dizziness. Dysmenorrhea can be treated by various pharmacological and

non-pharmacological remedies. Incidence rate of dysmenorrhea among Indian girls is found to be 79.67%.

It complicates the lives among adolescents females and affect the quality of life of many women. Pilates

exercises is safe, non invasive treatment modality to relief pain of primary dysmenorrhea.

Objectives: To study the effect of Bosu Pilates on primary dysmenorrhea in adolescent girls.

Method: Ethical clearance was obtained from the institute committee. 25 women were screen from KARAD

aged between 18 to 30 years. They were selected according to the inclusion and exclusion criteria. They

were allowed to fill the form given which included the scale which rated the working, location, intensity,

days of pain in dysmenorrhea. According to which conclusion was made.

Result: After analyzing the data there was significant effect of exercises like stretching and core strengthening

exercises performed on bosu ball which helped to reduce pain status in primary dysmenorrheal adolescent

girls seen on Wong Baker scale (p=<0.0001).

Conclusion: The study concludes that there was significant effect of bosu pilates on primary dysmenorrhea

in adolescent girls.

Author Biography

Mayuri T. Gotpagar1 , Poovishnu Devi2

1Intern, Faculty of Physiotherapy, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences Deemed To Be University, Karad,

Maharashtra, India, 2 Associate Professor, Department of Cardiopulmonary health science, Faculty of

Physiotherapy, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences Deemed To Be University, Karad, Maharashtra, India

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

Mayuri T. Gotpagar1 , Poovishnu Devi2. (2020). Effect of Bosu Pilates on Primary Dysmenorrhea in Adolescent Girls. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 2039-2044. Retrieved from http://medicopublication.com/index.php/ijfmt/article/view/10723