International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Nursing
2020, Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part A
Effectiveness of knack maneuver exercise in urinary incontinence among women
Karpagam and P Priya
Urinary incontinence refers to a loss or leaking of urine due to the faulty bladder control. There is a sudden involuntary contraction of the muscular wall of the bladder resulting in urinary urgency, According to World Health Organization are defined as Urinary Incontinence is a involuntary loss of urine. 60(30 experimental group and 30 control group) women’s who met the inclusion criteria were selected by using convenience sampling technique. After selecting the sample, the investigator explained the purpose of the study and informed consent was obtained. Demographic variables were collected pre test done by using oxford questionnaire for both experimental and control group. For experimental group, Knack maneuver exercise was taught the program session were done twice per day, each session ranged from 10-15 minutes. The data were tabulated and analyzed by descriptive and inferential statistics. The calculated ‘t’ value is significant at P< 0.005. The study indicates that administration of knack man oeuvre exercise was effective in reducing urinary incontinence. The present study showed that knack maneuver exercise was not only beneficial but also safe and effective in the treatment of urinary incontinence.