Different of Influence of Trunk Control Facilitation and Ball Exercise on the Improvement of Balance Control in Palsy Cerebral Patients

Anshar Anshar, Sitti Muthia, Darwis Durahim, Sudaryanto Sudaryanto


Cerebral Palsy is characterized by motor abnormalities accompanied by physical dysfunction and mental disorders. This study aimed to examine different of influence of Trunk Control Facilitation with Ball Exercise against improving Cerebral Palsy patient control. This research was an experimental research with pretest design - posttest two group control, aimed to know the difference of influence facilitation of trunk control intervention with ball exercise to increase balance control in the cerebral palsy patient. This study was conducted in Dr.Wahidin Sudirohusodo General Hospital, with a sample size of 30 people divided randomized into 2 groups: treatment group 1, which provided 15 trunk control facilitators and 2 treatment groups who received ball exercise intervention as many as 15 people and measured with Trunk Control Measurement Scale (TCMS). Wilcoxon test showed that trunk control facilitation can produce significant balance control change with the average increase of 4,027 and p value <0,05 i.e p = 0,002, while ball exercise also yields significant balance control change with the mean increase of equal to 3,000 and p value <0,05 i.e p = 0,007. The conclusion of this study is that both the trunk control and ball exercise facilitate improved balance control in cerebral palsy patients. 


Facilitation of Trunk Control; Ball Exercise; Balancing Control; Cerebral Palsy.

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