Effect of Pilates Training for Urinary Incontinence in Postpartum Mother

Authors

  • Sneha.T
  • Kotteeswaran.K
  • Kabilan.R

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/qxjq2x76

Keywords:

Pilates training, Kegel`s exercise, Urinary incontinence, Modified Oxford Scale.

Abstract

Background: This study was designed to inspect the effect of Pilates training for urinary incontinence in postpartum
mothers
Purpose: To find the effect of Pilates training for urinary incontinence in postpartum mothers.
Materials and Methods: According to their inclusion and exclusion criteria, 38 subjects were included. Two
groups: the experimental group received Pilates instruction, and the control group underwent kegels exercises.
Kegels exercises are categorized as Group B and Pilates training as Group A. Sample sizes of n=19 for group A and
n=19 for group B make up these groups. The study period was carried on the month of July 2023.
Result: Statistical analysis of quantitative data showed significant differences not only in Pilate’s group but also
in kegels exercise group.
Conclusion: The findings suggest that Pilates training is more beneficial than kegel`s exercise in reducing urinary
incontinence and strengthening pelvic muscles.

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Author Biographies

  • Sneha.T

    Undergraduate, Saveetha college of physiotherapy, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

  • Kotteeswaran.K

    Professor Saveetha college of physiotherapy, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

  • Kabilan.R

    Tutor, 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

Effect of Pilates Training for Urinary Incontinence in Postpartum Mother. (2024). Indian Journal of Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy - An International Journal, 18(5), 838-843. https://doi.org/10.37506/qxjq2x76