Advertisement

Topics

The effects of proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation lower-leg taping and treadmill training on mobility in patients with stroke.

08:00 EDT 31st July 2018 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "The effects of proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation lower-leg taping and treadmill training on mobility in patients with stroke."

The elastic-taping method of the proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) concept is nonexistent. Therefore, our study aimed to investigate the effect of treadmill training (TT) using PNF lower-leg taping (PNFLT) on walking and balance ability in patients with stroke. There were a total of 27 patients: a stroke allocated control group (n=13) and an experimental group (n=14). The control group performed the TT and the experimental group performed the TT using PNF taping five times a week for 6 weeks. Walking and balance ability were measured using the 6-min walk test (6MWT), the 10-m walking test (10MWT), and the timed up and go test (TUG). Before and after the intervention, a paired t-test was performed to compare different within-group differences. Independent t-tests were performed to compare different between-group differences. All statistical significance levels were set at α of 0.05. After intervention, 6MWT, 10MWT and TUG improved significantly in PNFLT-TT and TT group (P<0.01). After intervention, the PNFLT-TT group showed more effective changes that the TT group in 6MWT, 10MWT, and TUG (P<0.05 and <0.01) between PNFLT-TT and TT group. The intervention of PNFLT-TT was effective in improving walking and balance ability in patients with stroke. Basic elastic tape for the PNF concept and TT may be useful interventions as a program to improve walking and balance ability in patients with stroke.

Affiliation

Journal Details

This article was published in the following journal.

Name: International journal of rehabilitation research. Internationale Zeitschrift fur Rehabilitationsforschung. Revue internationale de recherches de readaptation
ISSN: 1473-5660
Pages:

Links

DeepDyve research library

PubMed Articles [20230 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Balance Training in Modern Dancers: Proprioceptive-Neuromuscular Training vs Kinesio Taping.

Kinesio tape and proprioceptive exercises are both used for increasing balance in dancers. The purposes of this study were to: a) determine the acute effect of kinesio tape (KT) application on the ank...

Higher vs. Lower Intensity Strength Training Taper: Effects on Neuromuscular Performance.

To investigate the effects of strength training tapers of different intensities, but equal volume reductions, on neuromuscular performance.

Effects of endurance training on neuromuscular fatigue in healthy active men. Part I: Strength loss and muscle fatigue.

The adaptations induced by endurance training on the neuromuscular function remain under investigation and, for methodological reasons, unclear. This study investigates the effects of cycling training...

Neuromuscular Performance and Hormonal Profile During Military Training and Subsequent Recovery Period.

Military training loads may induce different physiological responses in garrison and field training and only a little is known about how short-time recovery, lasting a few days, affects neuromuscular ...

External ankle taping does not alter lower extremity side-step cut and straight sprint biomechanics in young adult males.

Lateral ankle sprains (LAS) are one of the most common musculoskeletal injuries and as a response, clinicians often use external ankle taping prophylactically to reduce the prevalence of injuries. Ext...

Clinical Trials [8410 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

The Effects of Mental Practice Combined With Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation on Muscle Strength of Upper Limb and Hand Grip

The effects of mental practice combined with proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation on muscle strength of upper limb and hand grip were measured in 30 healthy female students with right...

Efficacy of Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation in Older Women With Gonarthrosis

To evaluate the effectiveness of the method Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) as physical therapy approach to the reduction of pain and improvement in functional performance ...

Influence of Mental Practice as Adjunctive Technique to Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation on the Strength of Upper Limb and Hand

Influence of mental practice and proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation on muscle strength of upper limb and hand grip will be measured in 30 to 50 healthy students with right dominant ...

Comparison of the Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation and Mobilization In Subacromial Impingement Syndrome

Aim of the study was to compare the effectiveness of Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) exercises and Shoulder Mobilization (SM) on pain, range of motion (ROM), functionality,...

Effects of the Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation for Promoting Muscular Irradiation

This study aims to evaluate the effects of Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) patterns delivered to the upper limb, lower limb and trunk for promoting motor irradiation to the...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

The use of peripheral nerve stimulation to assess transmission at the NEUROMUSCULAR JUNCTION, especially in the response to anesthetics, such as the intensity of NEUROMUSCULAR BLOCKADE by NEUROMUSCULAR BLOCKING AGENTS.

A non-depolarizing neuromuscular blocking agent with short duration of action. Its lack of significant cardiovascular effects and its lack of dependence on good kidney function for elimination provide clinical advantage over alternate non-depolarizing neuromuscular blocking agents.

Severe or complete loss of motor function in the lower extremities and lower portions of the trunk. This condition is most often associated with SPINAL CORD DISEASES, although BRAIN DISEASES; PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES; NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASES; and MUSCULAR DISEASES may also cause bilateral leg weakness.

The intentional interruption of transmission at the NEUROMUSCULAR JUNCTION by external agents, usually neuromuscular blocking agents. It is distinguished from NERVE BLOCK in which nerve conduction (NEURAL CONDUCTION) is interrupted rather than neuromuscular transmission. Neuromuscular blockade is commonly used to produce MUSCLE RELAXATION as an adjunct to anesthesia during surgery and other medical procedures. It is also often used as an experimental manipulation in basic research. It is not strictly speaking anesthesia but is grouped here with anesthetic techniques. The failure of neuromuscular transmission as a result of pathological processes is not included here.

Drugs that interrupt transmission of nerve impulses at the skeletal neuromuscular junction. They can be of two types, competitive, stabilizing blockers (NEUROMUSCULAR NONDEPOLARIZING AGENTS) or noncompetitive, depolarizing agents (NEUROMUSCULAR DEPOLARIZING AGENTS). Both prevent acetylcholine from triggering the muscle contraction and they are used as anesthesia adjuvants, as relaxants during electroshock, in convulsive states, etc.

Advertisement
Quick Search
Advertisement
Advertisement

 


DeepDyve research library

Relevant Topics

Neurology - Central Nervous System (CNS)
Alzheimer's Disease Anesthesia Anxiety Disorders Autism Bipolar Disorders Dementia Epilepsy Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Neurology Pain Parkinson's Disease Sleep Disorders Neurology is the branch of me...

Stroke - Cerebrovascular Disease (CVA)
A stroke is a serious medical condition that occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off. Strokes are a medical emergency and prompt treatment is essential because the sooner a person receives treatment for a stroke, the less damage is ...

Women's Health
Women's Health - key topics include breast cancer, pregnancy, menopause, stroke Follow and track Women's Health News on BioPortfolio: Women's Health News RSS Women'...


Searches Linking to this Article