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The effect of Tra Training alone and in Combination with Pelvic Floor Muscle Training in Women with Stress Urinary Incontinence


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Objective: To study the effect of TrA training alone and in combination with PFM training in women with stress urinary incontinence.

Methodology: 45 female patients with mean age of 39.31±4.6 years, having stress urinary incontinence were selected and divided into three groups. Group A was given TrA training alone, group B was given "knack" advice, and group C was given TrA training in combination with PFM exercises for two consecutive weeks. The outcome measures were VAS score, TrA strength, pad weight and number of leaks and data was collected on Day 0, 7 and 14 of treatment.

Results: TrA training was found to be more effective than control in treating women with stress urinary incontinence. There was no statistically significant difference between the effects of TrA training alone and TrA training in combination with the PFM training. Both the trainings were found to be better than the control group.

Conclusion: TrA training alone & in combination with PFM training produces significant results in women with stress urinary incontinence. Therefore, both the exercises can be utilized as a treatment option in patients with stress urinary incontinence.


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Stress Urinary Incontinence, Pelvic Floor Muscles, Transversus Abdominis
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Authors

Chandan Kaur Khandpur
Amity Institute of Physiotherapy, Amity University, K- Block, Sector-44, Noida, India
Shipra Bhatia
Amity Institute of Physiotherapy, Amity University, K- Block, Sector-44, Noida, India

Abstract


Objective: To study the effect of TrA training alone and in combination with PFM training in women with stress urinary incontinence.

Methodology: 45 female patients with mean age of 39.31±4.6 years, having stress urinary incontinence were selected and divided into three groups. Group A was given TrA training alone, group B was given "knack" advice, and group C was given TrA training in combination with PFM exercises for two consecutive weeks. The outcome measures were VAS score, TrA strength, pad weight and number of leaks and data was collected on Day 0, 7 and 14 of treatment.

Results: TrA training was found to be more effective than control in treating women with stress urinary incontinence. There was no statistically significant difference between the effects of TrA training alone and TrA training in combination with the PFM training. Both the trainings were found to be better than the control group.

Conclusion: TrA training alone & in combination with PFM training produces significant results in women with stress urinary incontinence. Therefore, both the exercises can be utilized as a treatment option in patients with stress urinary incontinence.


Keywords


Stress Urinary Incontinence, Pelvic Floor Muscles, Transversus Abdominis

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