The Effect of Ankle Taping and Balance Exercises on Postural Stability
This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dr. Asghar Akbari, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences
First received: November 10, 2012
Last updated: November 21, 2012
Last verified: November 2012
Both taping and balance exercises have effects on dynamic balance, so this study compared ankle taping and balance exercise on postural stability indices in healthy women. we hypothesized that both balance exercise and taping would increase stability indices but the effects of balance exercise was more greater than taping.
Disturbance; Balance, Labyrinth
Other: Balance exercise and ankle taping
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double (Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
||The Effect of Ankle Taping and Balance Exercises on Postural Stability Indices in Healthy Women
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| Study Completion Date:
| Primary Completion Date:
||October 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Experimental: Balance exrercise and ankle taping
Balance Exercises:Balance exercises for 6 weeks, 3 sessions per week and each session was 40 minutes for training group.
Ankle taping: Ankle joint taping was performed for 6 weeks and was renewed three times a week.
Other: Balance exercise and ankle taping
Balance Exercises: The first group performed balance exercise which last for six weeks, 3 times a week, and 40 minutes each session. Each session started by several minutes of slow walking and progressive stretching of ankle, knee and hip muscles which was gradually increased in time and repetition. After that, balance exercises were performed.
Ankle taping: In second group Ankle joint taping continued for 6 weeks and was renewed three times a week.
- Balance Exercises
- Ankle taping
The ability to control the body in the space is a complex interaction between musculoskeletal and neural systems. This set is called postural control system. Postural control involves the control of body position in space for the dual purposes of postural stability and postural orientation. Balance process is divided into four-stage by Sullivan and Markos: mobility, stability, controlled mobility, and skill. Several types of exercise have been proposed to improve proprioception. Bout and Gahery stated that balance exercises improve neuromuscular relations and reduces the proprioception errors. They believe that those who have more proprioception difficulty may benefit more from exercise therapy.Taping is another technique to enhance proprioception. Improvement in proprioception leads to better function and reduction of disability. Kinesiotaping is being used to prevent injuries and to help curing the injury. It can also improve efficiency in sport, improve lymph and venous circulation, decrease edema, stimulate the mechanoreceptors and increase awareness of subject about the ankle position, reduces the pain and improves muscle performance
|Ages Eligible for Study:
||19 Years to 22 Years (Adult)
|Sexes Eligible for Study:
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
- having no pain in ankle joint, not having sport activity in the period of this study, healthy sensory motor function in lower limb, no history of neuromuscular disease, vertigo or any uncorrected visual problems, any kind of ankle injury or lower limb surgery, taking sedative medication, cardiovascular, neurologic, and pulmonary disease, balance problems, rheumatoid disease, psychological disease, body mass index between 17 to25.
- ankle pain, allergy to tape, and not completing all interventional sessions.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01730859
|School of rehabilitaion Sciences
|Zahedan, Sistan and Baluchestan, Iran, Islamic Republic of, 98167-43175 |
Zahedan University of Medical Sciences
||Dr. Asghar Akbari, Dr, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences
History of Changes
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|Study First Received:
||November 10, 2012
||November 21, 2012
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