A Study to Find out the Prevalence and Effectiveness of Occupational Therapy Intervention for Pain and Activity Performance in Mobile Users with Risk of Repetitive Strain Injury

Banumathe, KR and Guruprasad, V and Lukose, Leena Ann (2012) A Study to Find out the Prevalence and Effectiveness of Occupational Therapy Intervention for Pain and Activity Performance in Mobile Users with Risk of Repetitive Strain Injury. International Journal of Scientific Research, 1 (2). pp. 149-151. ISSN 2277 - 8179

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Abstract

Objectives: To find the prevalence of pain and activity restriction among mobile users with risk of Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI). To study the effectiveness of Occupational Therapy(OT) intervention for improving activity performance in mobile users with RSI. Methodology: 3 questionnaires were made and validated. RSI Screening Questionnaire was given to 100 participants to find out the prevalence. Among which 64 of them were selected based on inclusion criteria. Pretest was taken using McGill Pain Questionnaire, Activity Restriction Questionnaire and Awareness Questionnaire. Interventions such as health education, strengthening activities and pamphlets were given for three 30 min session / week.After a period of 3 weeks posttest was taken using the same questionnaire and results were analyzed. Results: Using SPSS-15, Descriptive analysis and Paired‘t’ test was used to analyze the data. 64% of them had symptom of pain and limitation it their activity performance. There was a significant difference between pre and post test score in pain and activity restriction and awareness at p<0.05 level. Conclusion: There was a significant reduction

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mobile Users, Repetitive Strain Injury, Activity Performance
Subjects: Allied Health > MCOAHS Manipal > Occupational Therapy
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2012 04:15
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2012 04:15
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/76829

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