International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 7 Issue 4, April 2018


Effect of Mindfulness Meditation as an Adjunctive Medium to Occupational Therapy Practice in Alleviating Low Back Pain Effect of Mindfulness Meditation as an Adjunctive Medium to Occupational Therapy Practice in Alleviating Low Back Pain

Dr. Pankaj Kumar [8]


Abstract: AIM AND OBJECTIVES To address all elements of a persons health and wellbeing and to integrate the physical, cognitive, and psychological components for pain management. METHODOLOGY The research was a Randomized control Trial Experimental based research and the Simple non probability sampling method was used. The Oswestry Low back pain disability Questionnaire and Visual Analogue scales were used as tools and 60 Patients (In and Out) with Low back pain from the SRM University Medical and Research Hospital, Kattankulathur were selected. After completion of 32 sessions, Oswestry Low back pain disability questionnaire and Visual analogue scale were administered to all participants to determine the post-test performance. This enables comparison between pre and post-test performance of the patient. Data was analyzed using SPSS (version 21.0) for windows and excel sheet. RESULTS The outcome of this study illustrates the effectiveness of mindfulness meditation in low back pain reduction among patients of various groups. Statistical analysis with reference to chi-square, inferential statistic and P-Value show improvement among the 30 experimental groups based on Oswestry low back pain disability questionnaire which was used to determine the outcome measure. IN CONCLUSION The study suggests that mindfulness-meditation (MM) is an effective treatment option for patients with chronic low back pain, Along with previous studies, It is believed that there is enough evidenceto say that MM is a reasonable treatment option, for patients living with low back pain to start engaging in, It is relatively safe and may improve people & #039, s life beyond just back pain.


Keywords: Meditation, Low Back Pain, Adjunctive Medium, Occupational Therapy


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 4, April 2018,


Pages: 1352 - 1356

Effect of Mindfulness Meditation as an Adjunctive Medium to Occupational Therapy Practice in Alleviating Low Back Pain Effect of Mindfulness Meditation as an Adjunctive Medium to Occupational Therapy Practice in Alleviating Low Back Pain


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Dr. Pankaj Kumar, "Effect of Mindfulness Meditation as an Adjunctive Medium to Occupational Therapy Practice in Alleviating Low Back Pain Effect of Mindfulness Meditation as an Adjunctive Medium to Occupational Therapy Practice in Alleviating Low Back Pain", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20181940, Volume 7 Issue 4, April 2018, 1352 - 1356, #ijsrnet

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