Effects of Kegel ex’s With and Without WBV on PFM Strength, Incontinence Intensity, and QOL in Patients With SUI.

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Urinary incontinence, characterized by involuntary loss of urine (International Continence Society), is a serious social and health issue whose incidence is increasing. Urinary incontinence refers to a condition in which urine is inadvertently excreted from the bladder to the urethra, usually due to a disability or an incapacity to control the bladder and urethral sphincter. Urinary incontinence is a common complaint in women, which can have an important influence on the quality of her life. Its prevalence is between 10% and 40%, and the most common form is stress urinary incontinence. Age, body mass index, genetic factors, pregnancy and delivery, and a history of hysterectomy, smoking, race, constipation and menopause have been considered as its risk factors.

Targeted Conditions

Study Overview

Start Date
March 15, 2023
Completion Date
February 15, 2024
Enrollment
26
Date Posted
February 5, 2024
Accepts Healthy Volunteers?
No
Gender
Female

Locations

Full Address
Jinnah Hospital
Lahore, Punjab 44000, Pakistan

Eligibility

Minimum Age (years)
25
Maximum Age (years)
50
Eligibility Criteria
Inclusion Criteria:

Patients with diagnosed stress urinary incontinence (SUI)
Age: 25-50
Married
Normal vaginal delivery

Exclusion Criteria:

Pelvic inflammatory disease
Recent operation (C-section)
Perineal tears
Chronic constipation
Pelvic or genital cancer
Medical problems such as heart disease that limited activities and cardiac pacemaker
Neuromuscular disorders
Lack of independent mobility and exercise therapy or WBVT contraindications

Study Contact Info

Study Contact Name
Imran Amjad, Phd; Faiza Taufiq, PPDPT
Study Contact Phone

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Detailed Description
Urinary incontinence, characterized by involuntary loss of urine (International Continence Society), is a serious social and health issue whose incidence is increasing. Urinary incontinence refers to a condition in which urine is inadvertently excreted from the bladder to the urethra, usually due to a disability or an incapacity to control the bladder and urethral sphincter. Urinary incontinence is a common complaint in women, which can have an important influence on the quality of her life. Its prevalence is between 10% and 40%, and the most common form is stress urinary incontinence. Age, body mass index, genetic factors, pregnancy and delivery, and a history of hysterectomy, smoking, race, constipation and menopause have been considered as its risk factors.

A Randomized controlled trial will be conducted to determine the effects of Kegel exercises with and without whole body vibration on pelvic floor muscle strength, incontinence intensity and quality of life in patients with stress urinary incontinence. A sample size of 26 SUI women's will be taken, Data will be collected from the private clinical setups of Lahore by using IQOL, Urinary intensity questionnaire: Urinary Incontinence Questionnaires (King's Health Questionnaire (KHQ), Muscle strength: PERFECT scale and SF-36 Questionnaire. A written consent form will be taken from participants meeting inclusion criteria and will be randomly allocated into two groups of equal members. One group undergoing WBVT and Conservative treatment and other group with Pelvic floor muscle training with conservative treatment. The interventions will be provided for 30 minutes for 3-4 D/Week for 4 months. All participants in both groups will be evaluated before and after the treatment programs. Total duration of study will be 8 months after the approval of synopsis. Data will be analyzed by using SPSS 26.

KEY WORDS: Pelvic floor muscle strength, Quality of life, Stress urinary incontinence, Whole body vibration.
NCTid (if applicable)
NCT06242093