Comparitive Study of Effect of Moist Pack V/S Effect of Core Strengthening Exercises in Primary Dysmenorrhea for Three Consecutive Months

Authors

  • Himani Parikh
  • Sana Mohamadhanif Khokhar
  • Sahistabanu Aiyyubmiya Kazi

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijpot.v15i4.16494

Keywords:

Menstrual cycle, primary dysmenorrhea, pain score, heat application, core strengthening exercises.

Abstract

Background: Primary dysmenorrhea is considered the most common gynaecologic disorder among
young females. Primary dysmenorrhea is defined as painful and difficult menstrual flow in the absence
of any pelvic disorders.
Objective: The study was carried out to examine the effect of Heat application on relieving pain of
primary dysmenorrhea, examine the effect of core strengthening exercises on relieving pain of primary
dysmenorrhea, compare between heat application and core strengthening exercises on relieving pain of
primary dysmenorrhea among young females
Methodology: Subjects Included in the study were between 25_35 years with primary dysmenorrhea
selected from female. Three tools were used in this study, tool one: interviewing questionnaire which
include; socio demographic data, menstrual history. Tool two; assessment of dysmenorrheal symptoms.
Tool three; WALLID SCORE Scale. random sample was used to select the participants of the study,
total sample was 50 females.
Results: P-value of group 2 is less than P-value of group 1 , we conclude that dataset of group 2 is more
significant, and it means that Core Strengthening exercises is more statistically significant to reduce
degree of pain in dysmenorrhea.
Conclusion: core strengthening exercises (Group 2) was effective in reducing pain of dysmenorrhea as
compared with moist pack application (Group 1) this clearly observed in reduction in the mean of pain
scoring in group 1 after 4 weeks, and reduction the mean of pain scoring in group 2 after 8 weeks but
the great improvement in pain scoring was observed in group 2 at the end of 12 weeks.

Author Biographies

Himani Parikh

Head of the Department, Neotech Institute of Physiotherapy, Virod,
Vadodara

Sana Mohamadhanif Khokhar

Associate Professor, Neotech Institute of Physiotherapy, Virod,
Vadodara

Sahistabanu Aiyyubmiya Kazi

Researcher, Neotech Institute of Physiotherapy, Virod,
Vadodara

Published

2021-07-19