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How   to   cite   this   Article:    Salvi   Shah,   Neha   Verma,   Poonam   Begani,   Hetal   Nagar,   Nusrat      Mujawar.   EFFECT   OF   EXERCISES   ON   PRIMARY DYSMENORRHOEA IN YOUNG FEMALES.  Int J Physiother Res 2016;4(5):1658-1662. DOI: 10.16965/ijpr.2016.155.
Type of Article: Original Research DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.16965/ijpr.2016.155 Page No.:  1658-1662
EFFECT OF EXERCISES ON PRIMARY DYSMENORRHOEA IN YOUNG FEMALES Salvi Shah * 1 , Neha Verma 2 , Poonam Begani 3 , Hetal Nagar 4 , Nusrat  Mujawar 5 . * 1  Lecturer, SPB Physiotherapy College, Surat, Gujarat, India. 2 Senior Lecturer, SPB Physiotherapy College, Surat, Gujarat, India. 3 Clinical therapist, Pune, Maharashtra, India 4  Clinical therapist, Sai physiotherapy and fitness centre, Surat, Gujarat, India. 5 Clinical therapist, Achal physiotherapy clinic,  Surat, Gujarat, India. Corresponding   Author:   Salvi   Shah,   Lecturer,   SPB   Physiotherapy   College,   Surat,   Gujarat,   India.   Phone   No:   (M)   +91   9427800238,   (R)   +91   261 2782809 E-Mail: shahsalup@yahoo.com Abstract: Background:   Primary   dysmenorrhoea   is   one   of   the   most   common   gynaecological   problems   worldwide   among   young   females.   Findings claimed   that   exercise   may   positively   affect   this   problem.   Therefore,   the   main   purpose   of   this   study   was   to   examine   the   effect   of   exercises on primary dysmenorrhoea of female students. Materials   and   Methods:   A   convenient   sample   was   taken   consisting   of   40   participants,   randomly   and   equally   divided   into   two   groups .Group   A:   Stretching   exercise   group,   Group   B:   Control   group.   Group   A   received   Stretching   Exercises.   Participants   in   group   A   completed   an active   stretching   exercise   program   for   6   active   stretching   exercises   in   the   abdominal,   pelvic,   and   groin   regions   for   8   weeks   (4   days   per week   twice   for   10   min.)   Group   B   was   control   group.   All   Participants   were   examined   for   pain   intensity   VAS   (10-point   scale)   and   Verbal Multidimensional Scoring System for Assessment of Dysmenorrhoea Severity (VMSS). Level of significance was kept at 5%. Results:   The   results   of   Groups   A   and   B   were   analyzed   by   Wilcoxon   Signed   Rank   Test.   In   group   A,   VAS   and   VMSS   showed   significant improvement   in   pain.   VAS   was   reduced   from   6.3   to   4.6   (difference   in   mean   1.7   ±   0.23,   W   =   120,   p   =   0.0002)   and   VMSS   was   reduced   from   2 to   1   (difference   in   median   1,   W   =   171,   p   <0.0001).   In   group   B,   there   was   no   significant   improvement   in   pain.   VAS   score   reduced   from   6.5   to 6.4.   Difference   in   mean   VAS   was   (0.10   ±   0.30,   W   =   9,   p   =   0.53).   There   was   no   difference   in   mean   VMSS   at   the   end   of   8   weeks.   Comparison of   Group   A   and   Group   B   was   done   with   Mann   Whitney   U   Test.   There   was   a   significant   difference   in   improvement   in   VAS   (U   =   51.50,   p   < 0.01)   and   VMSS   (U   =   30,   p   <   0.01)   between   Groups   A   and   B   .There   was   a   significant   difference   in   improvement   in   VMS   between   Groups   A and B. 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