International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Physiology Science | India | Volume 2 Issue 4, April 2013


Effectiveness of Task Oriented Training in Improving Level Surface Walking in Patient with Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

Ankit Nariya | Keyur Dobariya


Abstract: Damage to the spinal cord may result from direct injury to the cord itself or indirectly from damage to surrounding bones, tissues, or blood vessels. Musculoskeletal and neurological problems of patient with SCI at the level of T11-T12 are, Paralysis of both lower limbs, sensory loss in lower limbs, bowel and bladder dysfunction. Functional and locomotor problems of SCI are inability to stand independently, inadequate balance, inability to walk, inability to squat, inability to sit to stand, inability to transfer, sexual problems. Four weeks treatment was given for the rehabilitation. Outcome measure was on based on Berg balance scale and Barthel index and on Functional Ambulation Classification Scale. The considerable upgrading in patient's transferring activities and functional status. Risk of fall category is not recounting beneficial changing and the task oriented training is beneficial in treatment for patient with SCI.


Keywords: Spinal, SCI, Rehabilitation, Neuro, physiotherapy


Edition: Volume 2 Issue 4, April 2013,


Pages: 378 - 380


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