Comparison of Knee Proprioception during the Three Trimesters of Pregnancy

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Abichandani, D. and Gupta, V. (2016). Comparison of Knee Proprioception during the Three Trimesters of Pregnancy. International Journal of Science and Research. 5 (4), pp. 223-227.
AuthorsAbichandani, D. and Gupta, V.
Abstract

Background: Proprioception is seen to decline during pregnancy. Purpose: To compare knee joint proprioception during three trimesters of pregnancy. Methods: 36 pregnant women, 12 from each trimester, from Obstetric and Gynecological OPD of D.Y Patil Hospital, Navi Mumbai. Proprioception was assessed with digital inclinometer. Results: There was statistical significant difference
of 2.75 between 1st and 2nd trimester and 2.48 between 1st and 3rd trimester at 30 degree knee flexion. While statistically significant difference of 2.82 was between 1st and 2nd trimester at 60 degree knee flexion. Conclusion: Knee joint position sense was found to decline
over three trimesters of pregnancy.

Year2016
JournalInternational Journal of Science and Research
Journal citation5 (4), pp. 223-227
PublisherInternational Journal of Science and Research
ISSN2319-7064
Web address (URL)https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v5i4/NOV162385.pdf
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Print01 Apr 2016
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