Mahima Thakur, Sathish Rajamani
Mahima Thakur1, Sathish Rajamani2*
1M. Sc (N) Graduate, Ved Nursing College, Panipat, Haryana.
2Professor, Ved Nursing College, Panipat, Haryana.
Volume - 9,
Issue - 4,
Year - 2021
Background of the study: Among antenatal women, back pain could be present in the form of pelvic gridle pain between the gluteal fold and the posterior iliac crest or as a lumbar pain over and around the lumbar spine. Nursing management aims to minimize the discomfort and the antenatal mother’s quality of life. Aim of the study: to assess the effectiveness of stretching exercises in reducing low back pain among antenatal mothers. Methodology: The research design for the study was Quasi - Experimental Research Design test sampling technique adopted in the study was purposive sampling technique. The total sample consists 60 antenatal mothers in 30 experimental groups and in 30 control group. The study was conducted in selected four villages Babarpur, Baroli, Dadlana and Ganjbad in District Panipat Haryana. Data collection tool was numerical rating pain scale and modified Oswestry low back pain questionnaire to assess the back pain. Stretching exercises was given for two weeks on every alternative day. Data analysis was done with the help by the mean of descriptive and inferential statistics. Results: The post-test pain and its standard deviation score among subjects in experimental group was 4.67 + 1.626 and in control group the post-test pain score and its standard deviation score was 8.60 + 2.415. The mean difference was -3.93. The independent „t? test value was -7.399 for the degree of freedom 58. This was statistically significant at the ‘P’ value < 0.05. Conclusion: The stretching exercise was effective in reducing the back pain. (Personal care, walking, sitting, standing, sleeping, social life, employment, lifting)
Cite this article:
Mahima Thakur, Sathish Rajamani. Stretching Exercises Effectiveness in Reducing Back Pain Among Antenatal Mothers in Selected Rural Areas of Panipat Haryana. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2021; 9(4):403-7. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2021.00093
Mahima Thakur, Sathish Rajamani. Stretching Exercises Effectiveness in Reducing Back Pain Among Antenatal Mothers in Selected Rural Areas of Panipat Haryana. International Journal of Advances in Nursing Management. 2021; 9(4):403-7. doi: 10.52711/2454-2652.2021.00093 Available on: https://ijanm.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-9-4-16
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