International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Physiotherapy | India | Volume 11 Issue 9, September 2022

Effectiveness of Spinal Stabilisation Exercises and Interferential Therapy for Sacroiliac Joint Pain

Chinnathambi Shanthi | K. V. C. Lakshmi Kowsalya [2]

Abstract: Background and purpose: The purpose of this case report is to describe the effectiveness of spinal stabilisation exercises and Interferential therapy of a patient with sacroiliac joint pain. Spinal stabilisation exercises are effective in reducing pain and improve Activities of daily living of a patient with sacroiliac joint pain. There is a paucity of recent literature regarding this exercise. Aim: The aim is to review recent experience of this exercises and Interferential therapy along with stretching of sacroiliac joint muscles. Case Description: This is a case of 60-year-old male with low back pain at sacroiliac joint pain from 8 weeks. Intervention: Physiotherapist instructed the patient, how to perform spinal stabilisation exercises along with stretching and also self-mobilisation exercises and also advised precautions. Outcomes: The patient attended 3 weeks? physiotherapy sessions. His Visual Analog Scale (VAS) score before treatment is 7/10 and score after treatment is 3/10. And he got 16 out of 24 before treatment on Ronald Morris Disability (RMD) Questionnaire. After treatment he got 7 out of 24 on this questionnaire. Discussion: People with low back pain is most common. Hence, the criteria for diagnosis must focus on evaluating Sacroiliac joint pain in which patient had symptoms. Goal of physiotherapy for sacroiliac joint is to reduce pain, improve activities of daily living and also strengthening muscles. Intervention for sacroiliac joint includes hot pack, Interferential therapy, stretching, stabilisation exercises, home exercises and precautionary advices.

Keywords: Sacroiliac joint pain, Interferential therapy, IFT, Stretching, Stabilisation exercises

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 9, September 2022,

Pages: 911 - 913

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