Study on Pilates and Physiotherapy during Post Total Hysterectomy


Introduction: A rise in the number of women having hysterectomy before the age of 35 has been widely reported. With greater life expectancy and longevity, post-hysterectomy healthcare issues including as obesity, MSD, urine incontinence, and a lower quality of life become more prevalent.

Amigos y Objetos The goal of the study was to examine the combined effects of Pilates and physiotherapy on obesity and to assess the impact of obesity reduction on quality of life and glycemic control in this study subject who had a hysterectomy and oophorectomy in Chennai in December 2015.

Materials and Methodology: A 40-year-old woman with obesity and MSD who had undergone hysterectomy and bilateral oophorectomy was treated with a combination of Pilates and PT using the Physioball twice weekly from December 2016 to February 2017.

Results: There was a statistically and functionally significant reduction in obesity P.05 and a better quality of life P.01 among the study subjects.

Conclusion: The outcomes of the study may be useful to other women who have had gynaecological procedures, boosting their dignity and improving their quality of life. Longer follow-up of all hysterectomy patients, along with a proper registry for recording oncological, musculoskeletal, and systemic sickness occurrences, aids in the development of improved health-care plans.

Author(S) Details

S. S. Subramanian
Sree Balaji College of Physiotherapy, Chennai, 100 Affiliated To (Bharath) University, BIHER, Chennai, 73, India.

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