International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-9096

+44 1300 500008

Kruti Bhatt

Department of Physiotherapy, Shree B. G. Patel College of Physiotherapy, Gujarat 388001, India

  • Research Article   
    An Experimental Study on Prevention and Reduction in Fall Frequency in Elderly Population by Cawthorne and Cooksey Exercises
    Author(s): Vaibhavi Parmar* and Kruti Bhatt

    The purpose of the study was to identify the effect of Specific Cawthorne and Cooksey exercises in 60-70-year-old individuals for reduction in the frequency of falls in the specific age group. To observe the effect of the specific exercises on balance and fear of fall, a group of 23 patients (12 in interventional and 11 in control group), age group between 60-70 years old was taken. In conclusion, the Interventional group suggested improvement of balance according to the Berg Balance Scale with the score of mean 41.5 and the control group (was not given any therapeutic intervention) the BBS mean score was 34.5. The result was thus indicative of positive effect of Cawthorne and Cooksey exercises on reduction of frequency of fall and imbalance in the older age group... View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2329-9096.21.8.573

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