International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development


International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
Vol. 4, Issue 7 (2017)

Effect of conventional balance exercises and electronic balance board on elderly individuals


Aditi Khot, Deepali Hande

Fall is the external causes of unintentional injury. It is the most common complaint in the old age group which is due to loss of balance. Physical therapy intervention is effective in minimizing balance instability and reducing the risk of fall. Objective was to find out the effectiveness of Electronic Balance Board along with Conventional Balance Training (CBT) on the balance performance in the elderly individuals. 50 participants were involved. Group A were given CBT and Group B were given Electronic Balance Board Training along with CBT for 3 weeks and the risk of fall and balance were assessed pre and post intervention then Data analysis was done using unpaired t test. Result showed statistically significant improvement in the Group B as compared to Group A. Conclusion was that electronic balance board along with CBT is more effective in improving balance than conventional balance exercise in elder individuals.
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Aditi Khot, Deepali Hande. Effect of conventional balance exercises and electronic balance board on elderly individuals. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, Volume 4, Issue 7, 2017, Pages 505-508
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development