head JofIMAB
Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski Publishing Ltd.
ISSN: 1312-773X (Online)
Issue: 2023, vol. 29, issue4
Subject Area: Public Health
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2023294.5245
Published online: 30 November 2023

Original article
J of IMAB. 2023 Oct-Dec;29(4):5245-5249
Petya ParashkevovaORCID logoCorresponding Autoremail, Radoslava DelevaORCID logo,
Department of Public Health, Faculty of Public health and health care, University of Ruse, Bulgaria.

Purpose: Urinary incontinence leads to adverse life changes and psychological stress among patients. The purpose of this report is to follow the effect of implementing a specific exercise program in women with urinary stress incontinence.
Material: The study included 30 women who completed a specialized kinesitherapy program over 16 weeks. It included exercises to strengthen the back, abdominal and gluteal muscles, Kegel exercises and balance exercises.
Results: A one-hour Pad test was used to monitor the effect of applied kinesitherapy. Results are reported as means with standard deviations with 95% confidence intervals.
Conclusions: The obtained results show that specialized exercises have a beneficial effect on the tone of the pelvic floor muscles and reduce the symptoms of urinary stress incontinence.

Keywords: urinary stress- incontinence, Kegel exercises, Pad-test,

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Please cite this article as: Parashkevova P, Deleva R. Influencing symptoms of urinary stress incontinence through physiotherapy. J of IMAB. 2023 Oct-Dec;29(4):5245-5249. [Crossref - 10.5272/jimab.2023294.5245]

Corresponding AutorCorrespondence to: Petya Andreeva Parashkevova, "Angel Kanchev" University of Ruse; 8, Studentska Str., Ruse, Bulgaria; E-mail: pparashkevova@uni-ruse.bg

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Received: 10 June 2023
Published online: 30 November 2023

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