publication . Article . 2011

The Evaluation of Effectiviness of Conventional Corset on Walking Potential in Patients with Fibromyalgia

İnanır, Ahmet; Habiboğlu, Abdulkadir; Erkorkmaz, Ünal; İnanır, Sema;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Mar 2011
  • Publisher: Gaziosmanpaşa Üniversitesi
Objective: It has been aimed whether the corset changes the potential to exercise in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome. Material and Methods: In this study, classified according to body mass index (BMI), 51 patients diagnosed Rehabilitation clinic with fibromyalgia and tested in walking 6 minutes with and without the corset were compared in their test results. Findings: In their walking test scores with/without the corset of the Groups 1, 2 and 3 fibromyalgia patients were identified statistically significant differences (p=0.001, p=0.003, respectively). Conclusion: Using corset makes a positive contribution on wolking potantial in patients with fibromalgia
free text keywords: Fibromyalgia syndrom, corset, walking test, Fibromiyalji sendromu, korse, yürüme testi
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