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Paper Title: Effectiveness of Pilates training among subjects with forward head posture
Authors Name: Priyanka Misra , A.Anitha
Unique Id: IJSDR2309107
Published In: Volume 8 Issue 9, September-2023
Abstract: ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: There were many health problems that occurs which hamper the daily activities of the person. Among them, one of the most common health problems that affect the individual is Forward Head Posture. As more people use computers and smartphones, the propensity to be seated for longer period of time is rising. Musculoskeletal system is impacted by neck and shoulder overload, which also reduces job capacity and causes increased muscular fatigue; Therefore, causing changes in the spine alignment and incorrect posture. This study’s objective is finding out efficiency of the Pilates exercises in terms of reducing discomfort and improving the cranio-vertebral angle among forward head posture. AIM: To find out effect of the Pilates training in those with Forward Head Posture. OBJECTIVE: To determine effectiveness of Pilates training in correcting Forward Head Posture, thereby improving functional performance among those with Forward head posture. MATERIALS AND METHOD: Experimental study was done in Saveetha Physiotherapy OPD, Saveetha Medical College and Hospital, Thandalam, Chennai-602105. All the patients were assessed for Craniovertebral angle and Neck disability questionnaire before the intervention and for 4 weeks the patients were treated with Pilates exercises. After 4 weeks they are assessed again and pot values were noted and analyzed. RESULT: The experimental group's post-mean value for the craniovertebral angle was 49.26 and the control group as 48.49. This demonstrates that the experimental group's craniovertebral angle has significantly improved relative to the control group. CONCLUSION: Pilates exercises with stretching showed extremely significant improvement in the Craniovertebral angle than the conventional exercises.
Keywords: Rounded shoulder, Pilates exercises, Stretching, Craniovertebral angle, Neck Disability Index.
Cite Article: "Effectiveness of Pilates training among subjects with forward head posture ", International Journal of Science & Engineering Development Research (www.ijsdr.org), ISSN:2455-2631, Vol.8, Issue 9, page no.710 - 714, September-2023, Available :http://www.ijsdr.org/papers/IJSDR2309107.pdf
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Published In: Volume 8 Issue 9, September-2023
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