Effectiveness of Task Oriented Training and Swiss Ball Exercise on Balance among Middle Cerebral Artery Stroke Patients: A Comparative Study

Authors

  • Hema Priya
  • Kumaresan
  • Prathap Suganthirababu
  • Vignesh Srinivasan
  • Surya Vishnuram
  • Priyadharshini
  • Jagatheesan Alagesan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/wrmnng07

Keywords:

MCA Stroke, Trunk balance, Task oriented training, Swiss ball exercise, Trunk Impairment Scale.

Abstract

Background: This study was developed to determine the effectiveness of task oriented training and swiss ball
exercise on balance among middle cerebral artery stroke patients.
Purpose: To compare the effectiveness of task oriented training and swiss ball exercise on balance among middle
cerebral artery stroke patients.
Materials and Methods: This research is an experimental study. The 30 subjects obtained from SaiCharan Physio
Centre were split into two distinct groups as Group A (15 Subjects) and Group B (15 subjects). All the 30 subjects
were assessed with Trunk Impairment Scale as a pre test and the same test was performed for post test at the end
of 4 weeks following the intervention protocol. Group A received task oriented training and Group B received
Swiss ball exercise along with convention therapy given for both the groups. Exercise were given for 4 weeks, 5
days per week, 10 repetition * 3 sets. Pre test and post test values were calculated and tabulated. The entire period
was performed from November 2022 to March 2023.
Result: Statistical analysis of Trunk Impairment Scale Examination post values revealed the constantly significant
differences, With the P value of <0.0001.
Conclusion: Task oriented training with conventional therapy is more effective on enhancing the trunk balance
among MCA Stroke patients than either using Swiss ball exercise with conventional therapy.

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Author Biographies

  • Hema Priya

    Undergraduate,  Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

  • Kumaresan

     Professor,  Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

  • Prathap Suganthirababu

    Professor Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

  • Vignesh Srinivasan

    Assistant Professor, Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

  • Surya Vishnuram

    Tutor, Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

  • Priyadharshini

    Tutor Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

  • Jagatheesan Alagesan

    Professor Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

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Published

2024-01-21

How to Cite

Effectiveness of Task Oriented Training and Swiss Ball Exercise on Balance among Middle Cerebral Artery Stroke Patients: A Comparative Study. (2024). Indian Journal of Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy - An International Journal, 18(5), 534-539. https://doi.org/10.37506/wrmnng07