International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Physiotherapy | India | Volume 9 Issue 10, October 2020


A Study on the Functional Outcome of Lower Limb of Stroke Patient after Receiving Physiotherapy

Madhava Reddy.K | Sailaja.V


Abstract: In every society, stroke is a considerable cause of death and disability which is both a preventable and a treatable disease. Fifty samples were selected by convenience sampling. Among 50 participants the mean age was 53.38 in where male 80 % (n=40) and female 20 % (n=10). Here male were predominantly higher than female.70 % (n=35) were ischemic and 30 % (n=15) were hemorrhagic stroke. In static standing 32 %, in dynamic standing 22 %, in gait 26 % and in stairing 14 % participants were became complete independent after receiving physiotherapy. A standard questionnaire was used to collect data and outcome was measured by Functional Independent Measurement (FIM) scale. Cross sectional study design was selected for this study Data was analyzed by SPSS software version 16.0 and data was analyzed through descriptive statistics by using table, pie chart and bar chart. The results of this study concluded that there was a significant improvement in functional outcome of lower limb of stroke patient after receiving physiotherapy.


Keywords: Functional outcome, Stroke, FIM scale, Lower limb, Rehabilitation, Physiotherapy


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 10, October 2020,


Pages: 1437 - 1441


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