The Relationships Between Balance and Activities of Daily Living Performance of Stroke Patients in Muang District, Surat Thani Province ความสัมพันธ์ระหว่างความสามารถในการทรงตัว และการประกอบกิจวัตรประจำวันของผู้ป่วยโรคหลอดเลือดสมอง อำเภอเมือง จังหวัดสุราษฎร์ธานี


  • Nipa Tepsimanon Physical Therapy, Department of Rehabilitation, Surat Thani Hospital
  • Suwimon Weerapao Physical Therapy, Department of Rehabilitation, Surat Thani Hospital
  • Apisit Sritrairut Physical Therapy, Department of Rehabilitation, Surat Thani Hospital


          This research aimed to study relationships between balance and activities of
daily living of Stroke patients at 1, 3 and 6 month in Muang District, Surat Thani Province.  Data were collected from 90 Stroke patients who were admitted to Surat Thani Hospital  during July, 2017 to December, 2017. The tool that were used in this study include  Personal data of Stroke patients who were admitted to Surat Thani Hospital. The Postural  Assessment Scale for Stroke (PASS) and Barthel Index (BI). Data were analyzed using  frequency, percentage, and Pearson’s Correlation Coefficient. The results showed that  the ability to balance was positively correlated with the activities of daily living of Stroke  patients at 1, 3 and 6 month with statistical significance at the 0.01 levels (r=0.63, r=0.82, and r=0.76)

Keywords: Stroke Patients; Balance; Activities of Daily Living Performance




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