Journal of Physiotherapy & Physical Rehabilitation

ISSN: 2573-0312

Open Access

Sabita Suwal

Kempegowda Institute of Physiotherapy, Bangalore, India

  • Research   
    A Study on the Effect of Modified Hold Relax Technique on Stair Ambulation in Stroke Patients
    Author(s): Sabita Suwal* and Prem Kumar B N

    Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of Modified hold-relax on stair ambulation in stroke patients. Methods: In this study, 35 stroke patients were recruited based on the inclusion criteria. The the rapist performed Modified hold-relax for quadriceps i.e.4 repetitions in each session, 5 days a week for 4 weeks, total of 20 sessions. Quadriceps tightness wasassessed using Duncan-Ely’s test, the impact of stroke in individual’s health and life was analyzed using Stroke Impact Scale (SIS) and ability to ambulate the stairs efficiently was analyzed by Timed Up and Down Stairs test (TUDS) before and after the intervention. Results: In this study, there was mean difference of 69.63±15.50 in pre.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2573-0312.2020.05.181

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