Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2021 May 13. Epub 2021 May 13.
Istanbul Medeniyet University, Goztepe Prof Dr Suleyman Yalcin City Hospital, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic, Istanbul, Turkey Istanbul Medeniyet University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Istanbul, Turkey.
Objective: In this study the effect of the add-on effect of the tree pose (vrksasana), on the balance of patients with postmenopausal osteoporosis was investigated.
Design: Thirty-two patients with postmenopausal osteoporosis were randomly assigned to conservative exercise group (EXE, 30-minutes/day 12-week) or tree pose added exercise group (EXE+YOGA, 30-minutes conventional exercise + 2-minutes tree pose/day 12-week) by Microsoft Excel randomization option. The balance of the patients were evaluated with berg balance scale, timed up&go test, single leg standing test, tandem walk test, tandem stance test, korebalance static&dynamic balance tests baseline, 6th week and at 3rd month of the exercise program. Read More