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Journal of Yoga & Physical Therapy

Journal of Yoga & Physical Therapy
Open Access

ISSN: 2157-7595

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Isha S. Akulwar

Isha S. Akulwar
K. J. Somaiya College of Physiotherapy,
Maharashtra
India

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  • Research Article
    Immediate Effect of Nadishodhana Pranayama on Functional Mobility in Stroke Patients
    Author(s): Aditya Rajput and Isha S. AkulwarAditya Rajput and Isha S. Akulwar

    Objective: To determine the immediate effect of nadishodhana pranayama on performance of a clinical functional mobility task in stroke patients. Design: Experimental, within subject, pre and post design. Setting: Tertiary Care Hospital and Research Centre. Participants: 16 Stroke patients consisting of 11 males and 5 females with an average age of 51 ± 12.43 (S.D) yrs. Intervention: Nadishodhana Pranayama was administered to ambulatory stroke patients in a quiet, spacious, well-lit room. Functional mobility was assessed before and immediately after the practise of Pranayama. Main outcome measure: Timed up and Go test (TUGT) Results: The average Timed Up and Go Test (TUGT) time in seconds was 33.43 &plu.. Read More»

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