International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Health and Medical Sciences | India | Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020


Effects of Therapeutic Exercises on Balance among Rural Elderly Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Dr. Pradnya Yashwant Dumore | Dr. Shyam Devidas Ganvir


Abstract: Background: Rural residents experience a 17 % higher rate of type 2 diabetes than urban residents. Many of the counties in the diabetes belt have populations at high-risk of developing diabetes. Balance is the ability to collect sensory and proprioceptive signals related to a person’s position in space and to produce the appropriate motor responses to control body movement. Balance disorders are one of the most important reasons to leading falls. The aim of this study was to assess the balance in elderly with type 2 diabetes mellitus, for improving balance and lowering falls risk in older adults with T2DM. Methods: Total 101 participants were participated in study. BBS scale were administered to assessed the balance in elderly individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus, pre and post intervention of therapeutic exercises. Result: Result shown that the pre intervention BBS score were less than the post intervention BBS score which was statistically significant (<0.05). Unpaired student t- test and ANOVA test were used for statistical data analysis. Conclusion: The present study concluded that the after the oneweek intervention of therapeutic exercises on elderly individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus improved balance and lowering the risk of fall in elderly individuals.


Keywords: Therapeutic exercises, balance, elderly individuals, type 2 diabetes mellitus


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 7, July 2020,


Pages: 949 - 952


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