PENURUNAN NYERI MYOFASCIAL TRIGGER POINT SYNDROM (MTPS) OTOT BISEP DAN TRISEP DENGAN METODE GELATIK
The incidence of MTPS is still high, especially on the field workers in the
Municipal Water Company (PDAM) of Bengkulu City with signs and symptoms of pain
in the biceps and triceps. Isometric exercise is one of the practical and economical ways
to reduce pain. The aim of the research was to know the effect of isometric exercise
movement on the decrease of biceps and tricep's biceps BMPS on the field worker in
PDAM Kota Bengkulu. This research was an analytic research, which uses one group
pre-test post-test design. The sample in this research was PDAM Bengkulu field worker
is 21 people. Data collection by measuring the scale of pain in the biceps and triceps.
Data analysis was conducted in quantitative manner ie univariate and bivariate. Based on
the result of the research, it was found that the average value of pain scale before
performing gelatik is 3.52 with 95% CI 3,13-3,92. After 2 weeks of gelatik was done as
much as 6 times got the pain scale of respondent was 3,00 with 95% CI 2,71-3,29
Wilcoxon test result got p value <0,05 (0,012). This method is expected to be applied to
the program of PDAM Kota Bengkulu with the implementation of gelatik 3 times a week
to reduce the pain of MTPS.