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Indian Journal of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy - An International Journal
Year : 2018, Volume : 12, Issue : 4
First page : ( 1) Last page : ( 5)
Print ISSN : 0973-5666. Online ISSN : 0973-5674.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0973-5674.2018.00070.9

Effects of core stabilization exercises and core stabilization exercises with kinesiotaping for low back pain and core strenght in bharatanatyam dancers

Kulkarni Manjiri1,*, Agrawal Ronika2, Shaikh Fazila3

1Assistant Professor M. A. Rangoonwala College of Physiotherapy & Research, Pune

2Professor & Principal M. A. Rangoonwala College of Physiotherapy & Research, Pune

3Intern, M. A. Rangoonwala College of Physiotherapy & Research, Pune

*Corresponding Author: Dr. Manjiri Kulkarni P.T. Assistant Professor, M. A. Rangoonwala College of Physiotherapy & Research, Pune-411001, Email id: drmanjiri311@gmail.com

Online published on 26 October, 2018.

Abstract

Aim

To study the effects of core stabilization exercises versus core stabilization with kinesio taping for low back pain and core strength in Bharatanatyam dancers.

Objective

To compare the effect of core stabilization exercises versus core stabilization exercises with kinesiotaping for low back pain on VAS and core strength in Bharatanatyam dancers.

Method

Sixty subjects had participated in the study, randomly divided into two equal groups. All subjects were asked to fill the consent form, demographic details, questionnaire which included year of dance experience, practicing hours per day/week. Assessment record was maintained of VAS scale to rate their pain intensity and core strength were given detailed explanation for the same and had asked to rate their pain on VAS.

Result

This study found out that Core stabilization exercise along with Core stabilization exercise with Kinesiotaping had equal effects for low back pain in Bharatanatyam dancers is an effective rehabilitation technique, irrespective of duration of their pain. Present study showed reduction in VAS and improvement in core strength over a period of 6 weeks in both the groups.

Conclusion

The study concluded that statically both the groups had equal effects on reduction of low back pain and improvement of core strength in bharatnatyam dancers.

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Keywords

Core Stabilization, Kinesiotaping, Visual analogue scale (VAS), Core strength.

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