Effect of Multidimensional Exercise Program for Improving Balance in Traumatic Brain Injury Patients

Authors

  • Pranali Kakade1 , Suraj B Kanase2

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1387

Keywords:

Traumatic brain injury, Balance, Multidimensional, exercise program, physiotherapy

Abstract

Background- Balance disorder is a common problem in post-TBI patients. In many research’s done before

treatment is given mainly on motor component to improve balance in TBI patients. In this study we are

going to give multidimensional protocol - sensory stimulations along with motor components. Balance is a

main component of a patient for his mobility, many therapist concentrate on balance in chronic stage of TBI

patients, in this study we are going to give treatment in acute stage of TBI patients which will help them

to recover fast. There is lack of research’s done on acute post TBI patients with multidimensional exercise

program for balance disorder. Indeed this made us to study the effect of multidimensional exercise program

on balance disorder in TBI patients. Objectives- To find out the effectiveness of multidimensional exercise

program for improving balance control in mild TBI patients. To find out the effectiveness of multidimensional

exercise program for improving balance control in moderate TBI patients. To find out the effectiveness of

multidimensional exercise program for improving balance control in severe TBI patient. METHOD- In this

study total 20 candidates were taken having impaired balance secondary to TBI from hospitals in karad.

Their balance were assessed by berg balance scale and community balance and mobility scale. They were

divided into mild, moderate and severe TBI. A multidimensional exercise protocol of 6 week was given

for improving balance and their balance was checked at 2nd, 4th, and 6th week by same BBS and CBMS

score. Later evaluation and interpretation of data was done. Result- The 20.8% improvement is seen in

pre and post treatment BBS score and 8.82% improvement is seen in pre and post treatment CBMS score

in post TBI patients with balance impairment. Conclusion- On the basis of result it can be concluded that

multidimensional exercise program is effective for improving balance in TBI patients.

Author Biography

Pranali Kakade1 , Suraj B Kanase2

1 Intern, Physiotherapy, Krishna College of Physiotherapy, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Karad,

2 Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience of physiotherapy, Krishna College of Physiotherapy, Krishna

Institute of Medical Sciences, Karad

Published

2020-07-24

How to Cite

Pranali Kakade1 , Suraj B Kanase2. (2020). Effect of Multidimensional Exercise Program for Improving Balance in Traumatic Brain Injury Patients. Medico Legal Update, 20(3), 155-161. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1387