Type of Article:  Original Research

Volume 7; Issue 2 (March 2019)

Page No.: 2993-2996

DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.16965/ijpr.2018.191


Anees S. Ghait 1, Elbadawy I. Elheneidi  *2, Wael S. Shendy 2, Ibrahim M. Hamoda 3.

1 Department of Biomechanics, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Kafrelsheikh University, Egypt.

*2 Department of Physical Therapy for Neuromuscular Disorders and its Surgery, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt.

3 Department of Physical Therapy for Neuromuscular Disorders and its Surgery, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Kafrelsheikh University, Egypt.

Corresponding Author: Elbadawy I. Elheneidi, Jouf University, Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences, Department of Physical Therapy and Health Rehabilitation, Skakah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, P.O.BOX: 2014, TELEPHONE: +966541066274 E-Mail: dr_badawihinidi@yahoo.com


The purpose of the study was to evaluate response of stability and postural control in patients suffering from multiple sclerosis. Thirty subjects, of both sexes ,their age ranged from 30 to 40 years shared in this study and were divided into two equal groups, the first group (GI) included normal subjects and the second group (GII) included patients suffering from multiple sclerosis. Assessment was done by Biodex balance system via the dynamic balance test which included anteroposterior, mediolatoral and overall stability index. This study was done in Biomechanics lab in Faculty of Physical Education at Kafrelsheikh University. Group II was trained for two months. The results revealed that there were slightly decrease in balance paremeters in the control group or normal subjects during assessment of balance in this study. In relation to the study group, there were no significant difference between the balance parameters post treatment than pre treatment (p >0.05), this indicates that there was no improvement in balance in GII after receiving the balance training program. It could be concluded that performing balance training program did not improve balance in subjects suffering from multiple sclerosis.

Key Words: Postural control, Balance , stability  and  Multiple sclerosis.


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Cite this article: Anees S. Ghait, Elbadawy I. Elheneidi, Wael S. Shendy, Ibrahim M. Hamoda. EVALUATION OF STABILITY AND POSTURAL CONTROL IN PATIENTS WITH MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS PRE AND POST BALANCE PROGRAM ON BIODEX BALANCE SYSTEM. Int J Physiother Res 2019;7(2):2993-2996. DOI: 10.16965/ijpr.2018.191