International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | Physiotherapy | India | Volume 7 Issue 7, July 2018


Review of Physiotherapy Management in Post Operative Pedal Edema

Prabhjot Kaur Kang | Paramjeet Kaur [4] | Kavita Kaushal [3]


Abstract: Background Edema is defined as the abnormal fluid accumulation in the interstitial space that exceeds the capacity of physiological lymphatic drainage. Pedal edema is the abnormal fluid retention in the tissue of the lower extremities. Reduced pedal edema is both preventable and treatable with Physiotherapy treatment. Physiotherapy includes electrotherapy and exercises therapy playing an important role in reduce pedal edema. The purpose of this systematic review was to determine which specific exercise therapy and electrotherapy programs are better for reducing pedal edema. Results Most of the articles support Kinesio Tape, leg elevation, various types of stockings, compression garments, water immersion, active exercise, ankle toe movements and crepe bandaging. Conclusion Physical therapist can play an important role in prevention and helping to avoid injuries and motivate their patients. The studies included in this review provided evidence to support the efficacy of Kinesio- Taping, leg elevation, compression garments, various types of stockings, crepe bandaging, active exercise, water immersion and massage exercise in reducing the pedal edema. Methods A computerized search of the ELSEVIER, Pub Med, Cochrane Library, science citation data base was conducted for the period 2007 through 2017. The search was performed using English language.


Keywords: Kinesiotaping, crepe bandaging, pedal edema, compression stockings, water immersion, leg elevation


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 7, July 2018,


Pages: 559 - 561


How to Cite this Article?

Prabhjot Kaur Kang, Paramjeet Kaur, Kavita Kaushal, "Review of Physiotherapy Management in Post Operative Pedal Edema", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 7 Issue 7, July 2018, pp. 559-561, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=8071806

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