Approach of a Patient with Multiple Sclerosis and Urinary Incontinence with the Clinical Pilates Method: A Narrative Review and Case Study
Paraskevi / Evi Stavrianou
Department of Physiotherapy, University of West Attica, Athens, Attica, Greece
Paraskevi / Evi Stavrianou, Department of Physiotherapy, University of West Attica, Athens, Attica,Greece. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel: +306980828002."
Keywords: Urinary Incontinence; LUTS; Multiple Sclerosis; Clinical Pilates; Pilates
Urinary Incontinence (UI) can occur in many patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) creating adverse conditions. In this paper, the focus is on the treating of UI in MS patients with the Clinical Pilates method, which is a modification of the classic Pilates.
Materials and Methods
Review: The literature from 1st January of 2010 to 30th September of 2021 was reviewed.
Case Study: Clinical Pilates sessions were performed in a female patient, 57 years old, diagnosed with bilateral Cerebellar - Ataxic impairment in the spectrum of MS, with UI symptoms. The intervention program lasted 4 weeks.
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