Effect of Stroke on Mantainence of Balance and Sense of Equilibrium
Aims and Objective: To see the effect of stroke on balance and vestibular component.
Methodology: Ten subjects were included in the study. Subjects were asked to perform time up and Go test, MSQ and Dynamic Gait Index.
Results: The mean value of MSQ for 10 subjects was found to be 49.4. Vestibular component is affected moderately in 7 of 10 patients. The mean value of TUG is 51.86.
Conclusion: On the basis of the present study we concluded that, the orientation of vertical position and balance is affected in stroke patients.
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