Active And Passive Cone Lab Report

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5 Comparison of customised and conventional vaginal cones in pelvic floor dysfunction women 5.1 Introduction After customisation of any product it is necessary to compare the cus-tomised product with the already existing similar product to check its effectiveness. It can be done through clinical trials is also known as clinical studies. It tests potential treatments in human volunteers to see whether they should be approved for wider use in the general population. A treatment could be a drug, medical device, or biologic, such as a vaccine, blood product, or gene therapy. Treatments having acceptable safety profiles and promising awill be moved to clini-cal trials. Clinical trials are important in new product discovery and development before…show more content…
The active and passive cone was found out. The active cone is the women will be able to hold the cone by voluntarily contracting the pelvic floor muscle and the passive cone is the cone retained in the vagina without the voluntary contraction. The exercise session would start with passive cone. The subjects were using both active and passive cone in the single session in order to activate both the slow and fast twitch fibers. The subjects were asked to walk around with the passive cone for ten minutes. The sensation of sliding cone inside the vagina produces involuntary contractions of the pelvic floor muscule. The active cone was used for last five minutes. The subjects were asked to perform voluntary contractions with hold and relax equally. The subjects were asked to practice it first in the crook lying position which was followed by standing, walking, crossing the single step foot stool, climbing flight of stairs up and down, squatting and finally lunges. If the subjects were managed to retain the cone in the vagina comfortably during all these activities the next higher weight was recommended. This was carried out for sixty days with 2 sessions daily with minimum of 2 hours rest (Jorge milham haddad et al, 2011). Integrated pelvic floor exercise was taught to all the patients in both the groups. The exercise prescription was…show more content…
It is one of the major cause of suffering and burden of disease among women of all age. It is rarely life threatening but the symptoms are embarrassing and challenges the quality of life (QOL). It is largely hidden and not acknowledged globally due to various reasons such as lack of awareness, embrassement, cultural issues and financial constraints. 11% of the old aged women is likelihood of undergoing an surgery for pelvic organ prolapse. 82% of the older women seeking medical treatment with pelvic organ prolapse were classified as grade 3, because they would have ignored the symptoms earlier and now the symptoms forced them to seek medical attention. (Beck et al, 1983; Kriplani et al, 2005; Purty et al,

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