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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2018, Volume : 11, Issue : 7
First page : ( 2792) Last page : ( 2796)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2018.00515.2

The Effects of Scapula Setting Intervention on the ADL and gait in the Stroke Patients

Ma Sung-Ryoung1, Yang Byung-Il2,*

1Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, Shinsung University, Daehak-ro, Jeongmi-Myeon, Dangjin-si, Chungcheonam-do, 318-01, Republic of Korea

2229 Maeyeong-ro, Yeongtong-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea

*Corresponding Author E-mail: bobathyang@naver.com

Online published on 31 October, 2018.

Abstract

Background/Objectives

In this study, we assessed the effects of scapula setting intervention on the ADL and gait in the stroke patients with hemiplegia.

Methods/Statistical analysis

Thirty subjects with stroke patients participated. Subjects were randomly divided into scapula setting intervention group (n=15) and general physical therapy group (n=15) both therapy was applied for 30mins in a day and 3times in a week for 4 weeks. The TUG and MBI was used to evaluate gait, ADL by paretic side in stroke patients. To compare the treatments, we used paired t-test and independent sample t-test.

Findings

The scapula setting intervention group and general physical therapy group showed statically significant differences before and after the gait. The experimental group showed a more significant difference compared with the control group when TUG. However, there was no statistically significant difference MBI.

Improvements/Applications

The scapula setting intervention was helpful more than the general physical therapy to improve in the stroke patients.

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Keywords

Stroke, Scapula setting intervention, Gait, Activities of Daily Living, Paretic side, hemiplegia.

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