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

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

ABSTRACT:
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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