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Effect of Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation in Hemiplegic Gait a Randomized Trial of 4 Weeks and a Follow up after 2 Weeks


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1 M.P.T (Neurology), Gian Sagar College of Physiotherapy, Ram Nagar, Rajpura (Punjab), India
2 Gian Sagar College of Physiotherapy, Ram Nagar, Rajpura (Punjab), India
     

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Background and Objectives: Stroke is the most disabling condition with 30% to 66% of individuals lose their functional ability and gait is the most occurred motor impairment in stroke. Gait is a major determinant of independent living, therefore, walking function is the most commonly stated priority of stroke survivors. Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation technique is a motor learning approach used in neuro-motor development training to improve motor function and facilitate maximal muscular contraction. The present study aimed to evaluate the effect of Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation & its sustained improvement in hemiplegic gait. And the objective is to improve the gait pattern in hemiplegic gait.

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Hemiplegic Gait, Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation, Spatial Parameters of Gait, Wisconsin Gait Scale
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  • Effect of Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation in Hemiplegic Gait a Randomized Trial of 4 Weeks and a Follow up after 2 Weeks

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Authors

Damaneek Kaur Mann
M.P.T (Neurology), Gian Sagar College of Physiotherapy, Ram Nagar, Rajpura (Punjab), India
N. A. Ramasubramia Raja
Gian Sagar College of Physiotherapy, Ram Nagar, Rajpura (Punjab), India
Nidhi Bhardwaj
Gian Sagar College of Physiotherapy, Ram Nagar, Rajpura (Punjab), India

Abstract


Background and Objectives: Stroke is the most disabling condition with 30% to 66% of individuals lose their functional ability and gait is the most occurred motor impairment in stroke. Gait is a major determinant of independent living, therefore, walking function is the most commonly stated priority of stroke survivors. Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation technique is a motor learning approach used in neuro-motor development training to improve motor function and facilitate maximal muscular contraction. The present study aimed to evaluate the effect of Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation & its sustained improvement in hemiplegic gait. And the objective is to improve the gait pattern in hemiplegic gait.

Keywords


Hemiplegic Gait, Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation, Spatial Parameters of Gait, Wisconsin Gait Scale

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