"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"
2021, Vol. 8, Issue 2, Part C
Survey on low back pain adherence and importance of physical therapy
Author(s): Karthik YR, Sharath Hullumani V, Jakka Rahul and Niveditha S
Abstract: One of the most common type of musculoskeletal problem in people is low back pain. Physical activity and exercise therapy are also among approved clinical recovery, and self-management is prescribed for chronic low back pain. The objective was to estimate the compliance and efficacy of physiotherapy management for low back pain. The study was conducted on the questionnaire based telephone survey. It comprises total of 13 questionnaire containing both compliance and efficacy. The data is collected from the individuals who are suffering from low back pain and undergoing rehabilitation in physiotherapy department. In a compliance and efficacy questionnaire for a total sample size of 80, the results showed that 40(50%) people were adherent to prescribed home exercise, 76(95%) felt that the treatment prescribed was helpful and 59(73.75%) said that it relieved pain. The present study found that there were significant improvements in pain after home based exercises which were prescribed.