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Effects of Trunk Control Rehabilitation Robot Training on Dynamic Balance, Lower Extremity Strength, Gait Ability and Pain in Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty
J Kor Phys Ther 2019;31(2):94-102
Published online April 30, 2019;  https://doi.org/10.18857/jkpt.2019.31.2.94
© 2019 The Korea Society of Physical Therapy.

HyunKwan Yang1, Hyoungwon Lim2

1Department of Physical Therapy, Graduate school, Dankook University; 2Department of Physical Therapy, Dankook University, Cheonan, Korea
Hyoungwon Lim, E-mail movt12@hanmail.net
Received March 18, 2019; Revised April 16, 2019; Accepted April 19, 2019.
This is an Open Access article distribute under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial License (Http://creativecommons.org/license/by-nc/4.0.) which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution,and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Abstract
Purpose: This study examined the effects of trunk control rehabilitation robot training (TCRRT) on the dynamic balance, lower extremity strength, gait ability and pain for bipolar hemiarthroplasty.
Methods: Hemiarthroplasty (n=28) patients participated in this study. The subjects were randomized into two groups: trunk control rehabilitation robot training group and control group.
Results: The TCRRT group showed significantly more improvement in the MFRT, MMT, 10MWT, TUG, and VAS compared to that before intervention (p<0.05). In addition, all tests were significantly greater in the experimental group than in the control group.
Conclusion: These results suggest that TCRRT is feasible and effective for improving the dynamic balance, lower extremity strength, gait ability, and pain efficacy after bipolar hemiarthroplasty.
Keywords : Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty, Gait Ability, Dynamic Balance, Trunk Control Rehabilitation Robot Training, Lower Extremity Strength


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