MENURUNKAN NYERI PADA OSTEOARTHRITIS GENU DENGAN MICRO WAVE DIATHERMY

  • Dhofirul Fadhil Dzil Ikrom Al Hazmi Universitas Muhammadiyah Metro
  • Sri Yuliana Universitas Muhammadiyah Metro
Keywords: Osteoarthritis genu, micro wave diathermy, nyeri, fisioterapi

Abstract

Advances in science and technology or digital developments are increasingly advanced today, making it easier
for people to get what they want without moving much, this condition is often encountered today. That way a
person's tendency to experience osteoarthritis due to an unhealthy lifestyle is often found. These factors will
result in the development of diseases experienced by the public due to biological, physical, chemical and
degenerative processes. In the case of osteoarthritis is often also referred to as a degenerative disease.
Physiotherapy in this case will look at the effect of giving micro wave diathermy in cases of genu osteoarthritis
in reducing pain. This research design is a randomized pre and post test group design. The sample in this
study was 10 people who experienced genu osteoarthritis and felt pain. The age of the sample in this study
was 40-60 years. The test used to collect pain data in this study was the visual analog scale / VAS. Where the
sample is measured its VAS value before (0-session) and after treatment (6 sessions) on each subject. The
results of the average VAS in the sample experienced a decrease in pain.

Published
2022-01-04
Section
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