Year 2021, Volume 11 , Issue 1, Pages 146 - 150 2021-03-31

Effectiveness of Balance Exercises on Postural Control and Quality of Life in Patients with Lumbar Discopathy

Şahin KARPUZ [1] , Umut BAHÇACI [2] , Seval KUTLUTÜRK [3] , Tuğba KURU ÇOLAK [4]


Objective: Lumbar discopathy is a common problem that effects musculoskeletal system. Many treatment modalities are in use for patients with lumbar discopathy. Balance exercises could be important for the lumbar discopathy due to the effected musculoskeletal system. This study was planned to investigate the effect of balance exercises on postural control and quality of life for lumbar discopathy.

Methods: A total of 81 patients were divided into two groups as interventional and control group. Therapeutic ultrasound, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS), hotpack and therapeutic exercises applied to all patients 5 times in a week during thirty sessions. Additionally, the interventional groups received balance exercises. Pain (Visual Analog Scale), disability (Oswestry Disability Index), quality of life (Short Form-36) and postural control (Libra®) have been evaluated by same physiotherapist before and after the treatment.

Results: Statistically significant differences were found between the groups comparing pain, disability and postural control parameters (p<0.05). In the between group comparisons of the mean changes of the ‘Quality of Life’ assessment parameters, no significant differences were obtained between the interventional and control group (p>0.05), except ‘physical role’ parameter in favor of the control group (p=0.04).

Conclusion: This study demonstrated that physiotherapy modalities improve pain, disabiliy, quality of life and postural control parameters in patients with lumbar discopathy but adding classic balance exercises in physiotherapy treatment, do not have a remarkable effect in patients with lumbar discopathy.

Lumbar discopathy, postural control, balance exercise, quality of life, physiotherapy
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Primary Language en
Subjects Health Care Sciences and Services
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0003-2772-2698
Author: Şahin KARPUZ
Institution: Örnek Tıp Merkezi
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-2567-4795
Author: Umut BAHÇACI
Institution: FLORANCE NIGHTINGALE HASTANESİ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0001-9120-7071
Author: Seval KUTLUTÜRK (Primary Author)
Institution: İSTANBUL MEDİPOL ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-3263-2278
Author: Tuğba KURU ÇOLAK
Institution: MARMARA ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Dates

Application Date : February 18, 2020
Acceptance Date : January 2, 2021
Publication Date : March 31, 2021

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APA Karpuz, Ş , Bahçacı, U , Kutlutürk, S , Kuru Çolak, T . (2021). Effectiveness of Balance Exercises on Postural Control and Quality of Life in Patients with Lumbar Discopathy . Clinical and Experimental Health Sciences , 11 (1) , 146-150 . DOI: 10.33808/clinexphealthsci.690621
MLA Karpuz, Ş , Bahçacı, U , Kutlutürk, S , Kuru Çolak, T . "Effectiveness of Balance Exercises on Postural Control and Quality of Life in Patients with Lumbar Discopathy" . Clinical and Experimental Health Sciences 11 (2021 ): 146-150 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/clinexphealthsci/issue/61072/690621>
Chicago Karpuz, Ş , Bahçacı, U , Kutlutürk, S , Kuru Çolak, T . "Effectiveness of Balance Exercises on Postural Control and Quality of Life in Patients with Lumbar Discopathy". Clinical and Experimental Health Sciences 11 (2021 ): 146-150
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ISNAD Karpuz, Şahin , Bahçacı, Umut , Kutlutürk, Seval , Kuru Çolak, Tuğba . "Effectiveness of Balance Exercises on Postural Control and Quality of Life in Patients with Lumbar Discopathy". Clinical and Experimental Health Sciences 11 / 1 (March 2021): 146-150 . https://doi.org/10.33808/clinexphealthsci.690621
AMA Karpuz Ş , Bahçacı U , Kutlutürk S , Kuru Çolak T . Effectiveness of Balance Exercises on Postural Control and Quality of Life in Patients with Lumbar Discopathy. Clinical and Experimental Health Sciences. 2021; 11(1): 146-150.
Vancouver Karpuz Ş , Bahçacı U , Kutlutürk S , Kuru Çolak T . Effectiveness of Balance Exercises on Postural Control and Quality of Life in Patients with Lumbar Discopathy. Clinical and Experimental Health Sciences. 2021; 11(1): 146-150.
IEEE Ş. Karpuz , U. Bahçacı , S. Kutlutürk and T. Kuru Çolak , "Effectiveness of Balance Exercises on Postural Control and Quality of Life in Patients with Lumbar Discopathy", Clinical and Experimental Health Sciences, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 146-150, Mar. 2021, doi:10.33808/clinexphealthsci.690621