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Prevalence of using lumbar corset in low back pain patients

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dc.contributor.author Ahmed, Imtiaze
dc.date.accessioned 2017-10-12T05:15:02Z
dc.date.available 2017-10-12T05:15:02Z
dc.date.issued 2011-08-15
dc.identifier.citation Includes bibliographical references (page 39-47). en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/259
dc.description This dissertation is submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy, 2017-10-12 en_US
dc.description.abstract To identify the prevalence of using lumbar corset in LBP, To assess whether lumbar corsets are being used to control lower back pain in our study , To explore the socio-demography (age, sex, marital status, educational background) of the participant who are using lumber corset, to assess the severity of pain by using Visual Analogue Scale and to identify the duration of pain, to measure the severity of pain according to vas scale, to determine the satisfaction level of using lumbar corset. Methodology: A quantitative (cross sectional) research model in is carried out in this study. Purposively 50 participants who have back pain are collected from CRP musculoskeletal unit in savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The instruments used included direct interview, a body discomfort assessment tool that consist of Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) and a questionnaire. Data was collected by using mixed type of questionnaire. Descriptive statistic was used for data analysis which focused through table, pie chart and bar chart and confidentiality of information and voluntarily participation were ensured by the researcher. Data were numerically coded and captured in Excel, using an SPSS 16.0 version program. Results: The finding of the study was that the 46% persons are using lumbar corset for LBP. In my study female 52% are using corset and male, 48% uses corset for their LBP. So female are more using corset than male. 82.6% uses corset in journey and 17.4% not uses corset in journey. 56.5% said that by using corset in journey their pain have been reduced and 43.5% told that their pain was same before using corset. The rate of using lumbar corset is higher to the participant who had pain in back and radiate to below knee. Central back region 26% , both buttock 0%, radiated above knee 26% and radiated to the below knee is 48% and 8.7% have mild pain (1-3) in VAS scale.60.9% total have experience of moderate pain (4-6) and 30.4% experiences severe pain (7-10) in VAS scale. The patient who are using lumber corset among them satisfaction level is 26.1% were not satisfied, 47.8% patients were minimum satisfied, 21.7% (n=5) were moderate satisfied and only 4.3% (n=1) are highly satisfied. Conclusion: The findings of this study suggest that prevalence of using corset is higher but satisfaction level is lower in Bangladesh. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Bangladesh Health Professions Institute, Faculty of Medicine, the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh) en_US
dc.subject Visual Analogue Scale en_US
dc.subject Back pain en_US
dc.subject Low Back Pain en_US
dc.title Prevalence of using lumbar corset in low back pain patients en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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