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Back Stretch Exercise vs Pelvic Tilt on the Backache among Antenatal Mothers


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1 Tehmi Grant Institute of Nursing Education, India
2 Symbiosis College of Nursing, Symbiosis International (Deemed University), SB Road, Pune, Maharashtra, India
     

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Back pain is a very common discomfort during pregnancy The reasons are weight gain, expanding sacroiliac joints and Mal-position of the fetus1. The present study aimed to compare the effect of back stretch exercise versus pelvic tilt on the backache among antenatal mothers in selected hospitals of Pune. Pre experimental two group pretest and post test design was used for the study for 30 antenatal mothers with the back pain in selected multi specialty hospital. To select the samples Non-Probability purposive sampling technique was used. After Pretest both exercises were taught to different samples and the post test was carried out after 7 days. Result shows that back stretch exercises were more effective than the pelvic tilt exercise.

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Back Stretch Exercise and Pelvic Tilt Exercise.
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Pallavi Shinde
Tehmi Grant Institute of Nursing Education, India
Merlin Suji
Symbiosis College of Nursing, Symbiosis International (Deemed University), SB Road, Pune, Maharashtra, India

Abstract


Back pain is a very common discomfort during pregnancy The reasons are weight gain, expanding sacroiliac joints and Mal-position of the fetus1. The present study aimed to compare the effect of back stretch exercise versus pelvic tilt on the backache among antenatal mothers in selected hospitals of Pune. Pre experimental two group pretest and post test design was used for the study for 30 antenatal mothers with the back pain in selected multi specialty hospital. To select the samples Non-Probability purposive sampling technique was used. After Pretest both exercises were taught to different samples and the post test was carried out after 7 days. Result shows that back stretch exercises were more effective than the pelvic tilt exercise.

Keywords


Back Stretch Exercise and Pelvic Tilt Exercise.



DOI: https://doi.org/10.37506/v10%2Fi12%2F2019%2Fijphrd%2F191962