Journal of Vaccines & Clinical Trials

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Post-isometric Relaxation in Rehabilitation of Patients with Late-stage Coxarthrosis

 End-stage coxarthrosis is a hip joint disease which creates severe pain and movement constraints. To analyze the effectiveness of the inclusion of post-isometric relaxation in conservative treatment 34 patients with stage III coxarthrosis were examined. The study used: ВАШ, algofunctional Leken index, Harris test, McGill and WOMAC questionnaires. The inclusion of post-isometric relaxation techniques reduce pain syndrome (2.5 times) and improve (2.1 times) the functional activity of the joint.

Coxarthrosis occupies the second place aіer gonarthrosis in incidence and the first place of persistent disability. Нe share of invalids due to coxarthrosis of genesis makes up of those who are unable to work from joint diseases. Coxarthrosis usually elderly people and most cases progress steadily. Patients from coxarthrosis experience severe pain in the hip joints, reduction functional capacity and social isolation. Treatment of such patients is an actual problem of rheumatology, traumatology, and orthopedics. Нe urgency of treatment of these diseases is determined by its high social , since in the last decade the indicator of disability of the population due to arthrosis, has been increased .Нe replacement of the hip joint is a serious surgical intervention but has a number of contraindications. Which, could create a pronounced pain syndrome. Нus, the problem of conservative treatment of coxarthrosis is still topical. Modern medicine has a large arsenal of funds aimed at treating patients with osteoarthritis. Нe leading method is a complex of conservative therapies, which includes medical therapy, physiotherapy, exercise therapy, massage, and Post-Isometric Relaxation Techniques (PIRT). Нe aim of this work is to evaluate the eوٴectLveness of PIRT in the treatment of patients with stage III coxarthrosis.

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