A study to evaluate the effectiveness of warm mustard oil massage in reduction of back pain among postnatal mothers at sri manakula vinayagar medical college and hospital , Puducherry

Postnatal is the period beginning immediately after birth of a child and extending for about six weeks.The aim of this massage is to give nurturing and emotional support as well as alleviate the muscle aches from the strain of labor and child birth .therefore in this study a study to evaluate the effectiveness of warm mustard oil massage in reduction of back pain among postnatal mothers at Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College And Hospital, Puducherry”. A pre experimental research design with one group pretest and post-test design was adopted. Mother who undergone normal vaginal delivery were selected for the study by using convenient sampling technique.In pre-test the severity of back pain among post natal mothers who undergone normal vaginal delivery were assessed out of 20 samples 20(100%) of them had severe pain. In post-test the severity of back pain among post natal mothers who undergone normal vaginal delivery were assessed out of 20 samples 20(100%) of them had mild pain. The findings of the study revealed the importance of warm mustard oil massage in reduction of back pain among postnatal mothers .The study participants got benefited by participating in this study.

Author: 
Dr. Danasu, R., Mrs. Sridevi, R. and Ms. Sangeetha, T.
Volume No: 
03
Issue No: 
05
Year: 
2016
Paper Number: 
1022
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