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Research Paper | Physiotherapy | India | Volume 11 Issue 2, February 2022
Evaluation of Proprioceptive Training to Restore the Joint's Sense in Ankle Sprains
Dubba Naga Raju | Banavath Gopinaik | Dasarapu Indrani | Brundavanam Rajesh
Abstract: Background of the Study: Ankle Sprain is a common musculoskeletal injury in which the ligaments of the Ankle partially or completely tear due to sudden twisted in Sports, and house hold and Professional activities. By Stepping off an Uneven Surface, most Ankle Sprains are Inversion injuries, with acute tears of the lateral ligaments of Ankle. The main aim of the study is to evaluate the Proprioceptive training and Traditional Physiotherapy in Ankle Sprains. An experimental study was conducted on 30 subjects with ankle sprain using convenient sampling technique based on inclusion and exclusion criteria subjects are divided into two groups group-A and group-B. Group-A Traditional Physiotherapy group was treated with traditional methods of RICE, stretching?s and strengthening exercises where as Group-B Proprioceptive Training group was treated with traditional physiotherapy and proprioceptive training using exercise mats or floor, tilting table, oval board, trampoline foam roller for a period of 6weeks. Statistical Analysis of the study showed that both the Groups (Traditional physiotherapy Group-A) and (Traditional Physiotherapy and Proprioceptive Training in Group-B) had Significant Reduction in Pain and improvement in Joint Sense in Ankle Sprain but Group-B Subjects improved better When compared to Group-A. This study shows that there was significant improvement in reducing pain and improving functional ability in both Group-A and Group-B. However the (group B) showed more significant improvement than (group A) in improving the function and Join ROM and Joint Proprioception.
Keywords: Ankle, Pain, Proprioception, Physiotherapy, Ankle Sprain, Traditional Physiotherapy
Edition: Volume 11 Issue 2, February 2022,
Pages: 906 - 910