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.