On the Effectiveness of Pelvic Floor Exercise for the Stress Urinary Incontinence Among Women

Pradnya Gavhale
2021 Bioscience Biotechnology Research Communications  
The aim of the study to determine the efficacy of pelvic floor exercise for stress urinary incontinence. In this study interventional evaluatory approach & time series research design were utilized. This research was carried out in a rural community area of Sawangi (Meghe) Wardha were 30 women who fulfill the criteria of sample selection that women selected as a sample according to non-probability purposive sampling technique. Significant difference were found before & after pelvic floor
more » ... e. The findings of the severity of stress urinary incontinence were 14 (46.70 %) of women had grade I in pre assessment whereas, 12 (40%) of women had grade I in post assessment. A 16 (53.3%) of women had grade II in pre assessment whereas, 6 (20%) of women had grade II in post assessment. A 12 (40%) of women had grade 0 in post assessment whereas, 0(0%) of women had grade 0 in pre assessment. Significant association was found between the history of mode of delivery of first attempt with stress urinary incontinence (p = 0.022) & also, significant association was found between age (p=0.031), marital status (p = 0.001) & history of mode of delivery of second attempt (p = 0.016) with severity of stress urinary incontinence. Stress urinary incontinence is the main problem that may develop due to weak pelvic floor muscles & only pelvic floor exercise is a primary treatment to improve pelvic muscle strength.
doi:10.21786/bbrc/14.9.51 fatcat:txv2g6te75akjfprwwkylelqeu