Effects of Whole Body Tilt Exercise with Visual Feedback on Trunk Control, Strength, and Balance in Patients with Acute Stroke: a Randomized Controlled Pilot Study

Kyeoung-Man Jung
2018 Journal of the Korean Society of Physical Medicine  
PURPOSE: This study was conducted to determine the effects of whole-body tilt exercise with visual feedback on trunk control, strength, and balance in patients with acute stroke. METHODS: The study included 18 patients with acute stroke who were randomly allocated to a Whole Body Tilt Exercise Group (WBTEG, N=9) and a General Trunk Exercise Group (GTEG, N=9). The WBTEG conducted whole-body tilt exercises with visual feedback, and the GTEG performed general trunk exercises. Both groups performed
more » ... the exercises five times a week for 4 weeks. Outcomes were assessed using the trunk impairment scale (TIS), the trunk †Corresponding Author : Kyeoung-Man Jung
doi:10.13066/kspm.2018.13.4.75 fatcat:vjn6z7fsynbctkwpq62x4wnbs4