PENGARUH PENAMBAHAN LATIHAN CORE STABILITY TERHADAP PENINGKATAN KESEIMBANGAN BERDIRI PADA PENDERITA STROKE DI KECAMATAN MEDAN TUNTUNGAN
Patients with stroke will experience various balance disorders. Standing balance disorders in stroke patients are related to the inability to regulate weight transfer and decreased muscle mobility so that body balance decreases. Patients with recurrent strokes have problems with postural control, thus hindering their movement. Balance is also a parameter for stroke patients to the success of their therapy, so that the functional ability of stroke survivors will suffer a lot. A good intervention by providing activation of the core muscles in the form of Core Stability exercises is expected to be able to increase the strength of the core muscles that are able to support the body to stay strong.
This study aims to determine the effect of core stability with improved standing balance in stroke patients in Medan Tuntung District. The treatment was carried out at the Physioroom Clinic in Medan. The type of research used is a quasi experiment using a pre test and post test group design. The study was conducted on 20 stroke patients who were given Core Stability exercises before and after the intervention. The statistical test used was paired t-test.
The results showed that the mean value of pre 53.40 and the mean of post was 43.75. The results of the analysis using the paired t-test obtained the value of p = 0.000 where p <0.001. So the results obtained there is an effect of core stability training on improving standing balance in stroke patients in the Medan fortune district.