[Influence of an exercise therapy on primary chronic constipation]

Georgian Med News. 2011 Sep;(198):29-32.
[Article in Russian]


During the primary chronic constipation increase of exercise stress is a commonly recognized recommendation, but not existence of specific schemes and forms of tension, restricts wide usage of this method. Subject of the research was the evaluation of exercise therapy effectiveness in patients with primary chronic constipation. The research was carried out on 15 patients, who were undergone exercise therapy sessions for their stoutness and spinal pathologies. Research group consisted of 8 patients with irritable intestine syndrome, who were provided by standard treatment. All researched patients kept a diary, with numeral evaluation of defecation type. Analysis of the findings displayed satisfactory effectiveness of the exercise therapy during the primary chronic constipation.

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Chronic Disease / therapy*
  • Constipation / therapy*
  • Diet Therapy / methods
  • Exercise Therapy / methods*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged