Nidhi Oza | India

International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS)
ISSN: 2319-5886 Indexed in: ESCI (Thomson Reuters)

Nidhi Oza

MGM School of Physiotherapy, Aurangabad, A Constituent Unit of MGMIHS, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


  • Research   
    Effect of Elliptical Training for Balance and Gait Training in Patients with Chronic Stroke-A Case Report
    Author(s): Nidhi Oza, Pooja Motar* and Nikhil Deshmukh

    Background: Balancing and walking are important predictors of independence and mobility. Clinicians need to find effective and inexpensive interventions for improving balance and gait in patients with chronic stroke. Aim: To evaluate the effect of elliptical training for balance and gait training in patients with chronic stroke. Methods and Material: The patient was 36 years old male with chronic stroke (>6 month) who was able to walk on a level surface without assistance. The elliptical trainer was used for 20 minutes per session, 3 times a week for four weeks. The pre and post interventions score was measured with Tinetti Performance Oriented Mobility Assessment (POMA) and Voluntary Control Grading (VCG). Results: The participant demonstrated an improved score in Tinetti’s Performance- Based Mobility Assessment (POMA) and Voluntary Control Grading. Conclusion: The study con.. Read More»

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