LATIHAN PEREGANGAN PADA PENDERITA NYERI PUNGGUNG BAWAH

  • Fitra Puspita Sari
Keywords: pain, exercise, stretching

Abstract

The incidence of low back pain is about 80% of the population have suffered
from low back pain. Data of low back pain patients within 6 months (April to September
2016) as many as 72 visits in Poly Saraf RSUD Bengkulu City. The purpose of the study
to determine the effect of stretching on the reduction of the scale of pain in low back pain
patients in Poly Saraf RSUD Bengkulu City. The type of research is pre-experiment with
one group pre-test post-test design. Respondents were lower back pain patients as many
as 32 people taken with purposive sampling technique. Data collection was done by
interview using numerical pain scale. The result showed that the average of pain scale
before stretching was 4.81 with a standard deviation of 0.592, the pain scale after
stretching was 3.34 with a standard deviation of 0.701. Stretching exercises have a
significant effect on decreasing the scale of low back pain (p = 0.000 ≤ α 5%). It is
desirable for nurses to apply stretching exercises as an initial measure to lower the scale
of low back pain.

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Published
2018-11-16
How to Cite
Sari, F. (2018). LATIHAN PEREGANGAN PADA PENDERITA NYERI PUNGGUNG BAWAH. JURNAL MEDIA KESEHATAN, 11(1), 046-052. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.33088/jmk.v11i1.356