Effectiveness of Task Oriented Exercise on Lower Limb in Post Stroke Patient with Lateral Medullary Syndrome: A Case Series

Authors

  • Dharmavel.R
  • Saravan Kumar
  • Prathap Suganthirababu
  • Vignesh Srinivasan
  • Priyadharshini Kumar
  • Dhanusia S
  • Kumaresan A
  • Surya Vishnuram

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/010cg092

Keywords:

task-oriented exercises, functional training, stroke rehabilitation and balance training.

Abstract

Background: Stroke has such a significant socioeconomic impact worldwide. Stroke is gaining ground in terms of
public awareness, patient and carer knowledge, service improvements, and research.
Purpose: The aim of the study is to determine the effectiveness of task-oriented exercise on lower limb in post
stroke patients with lateral medullary syndrome.
Result: Comparing the outcomes of the FIM and BBS pre- and post-tests, there is a positive change seen in all the
10 participants after giving a task-oriented approach as a treatment. The post-scores (P<0.05) of FIM have shown
a significant difference in all the participants. The post-scores (p>0.05) of BBS also have shown betterment in the
balance and reduction of fall risk.

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Author Biographies

  • Dharmavel.R

    Postgraduate, Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Sciences, Tamilnadu,Chennai, India.

  • Saravan Kumar

    Assistant Professor Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Sciences, Tamilnadu,Chennai, India.

  • Prathap Suganthirababu

    Professor Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, Saveetha  Institute of Medical and Sciences, Tamilnadu,Chennai, India.

  • Vignesh Srinivasan

    Assistant Professor  Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, Saveetha
    Institute of Medical and Sciences, Tamilnadu,Chennai, India.

  • Priyadharshini Kumar

    Tutor, Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Sciences, Tamilnadu, Chennai, India.

  • Dhanusia S

    Tutor, Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Sciences, Tamilnadu,Chennai, India.

  • Kumaresan A

    Professor, Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Sciences, Tamilnadu,Chennai,  India.

  • Surya Vishnuram

    Tutor, Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Sciences, Tamilnadu,Chennai, India

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Published

2024-01-21

How to Cite

Effectiveness of Task Oriented Exercise on Lower Limb in Post Stroke Patient with Lateral Medullary Syndrome: A Case Series. (2024). Indian Journal of Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy - An International Journal, 18(5), 92-96. https://doi.org/10.37506/010cg092