Journal :   Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology

Volume No. :   12

Issue No. :  3

Year :  2019

Pages :   995-998

ISSN Print :  0974-3618

ISSN Online :  0974-360X


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Efficacy of Proprioception Training for Tibiofemoral Arthritis in relation with Pain and Functional Disability



Address:   Kamalakannan. M1*, Karthik2
1Assistant Professor, Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, Chennai India
2Student, Saveetha College of Physiotherapy, Chennai India
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/0974-360X.2019.00164.1

ABSTRACT:
The aim of the present study is to evaluate the effects of proprioception training in reducing the pain and to improve the activity of daily living for subjects with tibiofemoral arthritis. Individuals with knee pain were selected based on inclusion and exclusion criteria. Detailed procedure were explained in patient’s words, informed consent were obtained from all the participants. Procedure were clearly explained to the patient by providing information sheet and informed consent were obtained from all the participants prior to the initiation of procedure. Pre and post test with Numerical pain rating scale and Western Ontario MCMaster universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC). The collected data was tabulated and analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. From the result, it was concluded that Proprioception training with interferential therapy (Group-A) is more effective than (Group-B) in decreasing pain and improving activity of daily living.
KEYWORDS:
Knee Osteoarthritis, Physiotherapy, Proprioception Training, wobbleboard, Minitrampoline exercise.
Cite:
Kamalakannan. M, Karthik. Efficacy of Proprioception Training for Tibiofemoral Arthritis in relation with Pain and Functional Disability. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 2019; 12(3): 995-998.
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