Type of Article:  Original Research

Volume 7; Issue 1 (February 2019)

Page No.: 2976-2979

DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.16965/ijpr.2018.196


Nilesh Andhare *1, Ujwal. L. Yeole 2, Aditi .S. Malusare 3.

*1 Assistant professor, Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune, India.

2 Intern, Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune, India.

3 Associate Professor and Principal, Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune, India.

Address for Correspondence: Dr. Nilesh Andhare, Assistant professor, Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune, India. E-Mail: nileshandhare88@gmail.com


Background: In Cancer patients as there is rising prevalence of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) have sensory and motor deficits which lead to inappropriate proprioceptive feedback, risk of fall and impaired postural control.

Aim and Objectives: To find effect of proprioceptive training on balance in cancer patients with chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy.

Methodology: 45 participants were selected between the age 41-60 years (mean age 54.03) and informed consent was taken. Pre-intervention BBS, mTNS, and FRT score were calculated. Total 15 sessions of proprioceptive training for 3 weeks was given in which Single limb stance, lunges and base of support exercises. BBS, mTNS and FRT were noted post-treatment.

Results: BBS difference for pre-treatment is 37.13 and post is 43.8(p value<0.0001), mTNS difference for pre-treatment is 14.33 and post is 11.13 (p value<0.0001) and FRT difference for pre-treatment is 10.9 and post is 13(p Value<0.0001).

Conclusion: In this study we concluded that there is significant effect of proprioceptive training on balance in chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy.

Key words: Proprioception, Balance, Cancer, Chemotherapy, Peripheral Neuropathy.


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Cite this article: Nilesh Andhare, Ujwal. L. Yeole, Aditi S. Malusare. EFFECT OF PROPRIOCEPTIVE TRAINING ON BALANCE IN CANCER PATIENTS WITH CHEMOTHERAPY INDUCED PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY. Int J Physiother Res 2019;7(1):2976-2979. DOI: 10.16965/ijpr.2018.196