International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development


International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
Vol. 6, Issue 10 (2019)

Effectiveness of slump stretching on chronic low back pain in nurses working ICU


Sanyukta Lad, Dr. Nupoor Kulkarni

Background: The aim of the current study was to see effectiveness of slump stretching in chronic low back pain on nurses working in ICU. Aim: To evaluate the effectiveness of slump stretching exercise on ICU nurse's with chronic low back pain. Methods: Nurses were recruited from Pravara Medical Trust. The participants included were between age group 30-45 years. Outcome Measure: The outcome measure was Schober Method and Numeric Pain Rating Scale. Results: significant in reducing pain intensity and increase lumbar flexion and extension Range of Motion (ROM). The T values obtained were 6.67, 5.58, 8.16. Which were considered as significant. Conclusion: It was concluded that slump stretching is effective in the treatment of the chronic low back pain in nurses working in ICU.
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