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RMJ. 2022; 47(3): 603-606


Effect of core stability exercises on diastasis recti and lumbopelvic pain in postpartum females: A descriptive case series

Hira Naseem, Sana Javaid, Faryal Zaidi, Ishaq Ahmed.

Abstract
Objective: To find the effects of core stability exercises on Diastasis Recti and Lumbopelvic pain in postpartum females.
Methodology: This descriptive case series study was conducted in Gynecological Department of Cantonment General Hospital, Rawalpindi from October 2019 to January 2020. A sample of 15 patients was selected using non-random convenience sampling with increased Inter-Rectus Distance and Lumbopelvic pain. The effect of Core stability exercises was observed on variables over duration of 4 weeks. The treatment outcomes were measured on the first day and then after 4 weeks (12 sessions) from each subject. Data were analysed using SPSS 25.
Results: All fifteen women reported a reduced pain and decreased inter rectus distance over the intervention period.
Conclusion: The Core Stability Exercise program was effective in treating Lumbopelvic pain largely in relation to decreasing the distance of two recti muscle bellies in postpartum female.

Key words: Diastasis Recti, IRD, DRAM, lumbopelvic pain, NPRS.


 
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Naseem H, Javaid S, Zaidi F, Ahmed I. Effect of core stability exercises on diastasis recti and lumbopelvic pain in postpartum females: A descriptive case series. RMJ. 2022; 47(3): 603-606.


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Naseem H, Javaid S, Zaidi F, Ahmed I. Effect of core stability exercises on diastasis recti and lumbopelvic pain in postpartum females: A descriptive case series. RMJ. 2022; 47(3): 603-606.



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Naseem H, Javaid S, Zaidi F, Ahmed I. Effect of core stability exercises on diastasis recti and lumbopelvic pain in postpartum females: A descriptive case series. RMJ. (2022), [cited September 02, 2022]; 47(3): 603-606.



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Naseem, H., Javaid, . S., Zaidi, . F. & Ahmed, . I. (2022) Effect of core stability exercises on diastasis recti and lumbopelvic pain in postpartum females: A descriptive case series. RMJ, 47 (3), 603-606.



Turabian Style

Naseem, Hira, Sana Javaid, Faryal Zaidi, and Ishaq Ahmed. 2022. Effect of core stability exercises on diastasis recti and lumbopelvic pain in postpartum females: A descriptive case series. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (3), 603-606.



Chicago Style

Naseem, Hira, Sana Javaid, Faryal Zaidi, and Ishaq Ahmed. "Effect of core stability exercises on diastasis recti and lumbopelvic pain in postpartum females: A descriptive case series." Rawal Medical Journal 47 (2022), 603-606.



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Naseem, Hira, Sana Javaid, Faryal Zaidi, and Ishaq Ahmed. "Effect of core stability exercises on diastasis recti and lumbopelvic pain in postpartum females: A descriptive case series." Rawal Medical Journal 47.3 (2022), 603-606. Print.



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Naseem, H., Javaid, . S., Zaidi, . F. & Ahmed, . I. (2022) Effect of core stability exercises on diastasis recti and lumbopelvic pain in postpartum females: A descriptive case series. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (3), 603-606.








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