Profile of Low Back Pain Patients at the Neurology Polyclinic

Yudawijaya, Agus and Mutmainah, Reggina Rahma Hayati and Pariama, Ganda (2022) Profile of Low Back Pain Patients at the Neurology Polyclinic. International Journal of Health Sciences and Research, 12 (12). pp. 187-199. ISSN 2249 9571

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Low back pain is a condition that disturbs a person's comfort due to pain that arises between the fifth lumbar and first sacral vertebrae (L5 – S1). LBP complaints are the main cause of loss of productive years due to disability due to illness and injury in DKI Jakarta in 2017. Risk factors for LBP are age, gender, obesity, work factors (lifting heavy loads and non-ergonomic posture), exercise habits, and past medical history. This paper discusses the profile of LBP patients at the Neurology Polyclinic of UKI General Hospital from January 2019 – December 2020. This study used a descriptive method with a cross-sectional retrospective study design. Data were obtained by collecting and analyzing the medical records of patients at the Neurology Polyclinic of UKI General Hospital who came for treatment with a major complaint of LBP. The number of research samples was determined using the total sampling method. Out of 101 LBP patients who came for treatment at the UKI General Hospital neurology polyclinic in January 2019 - December 2002, only 83 patients had complete medical records, so the sample in this study was 83. Most analyses of results based on age, sex, occupation, BMI, type of LBP, duration of LBP, past medical history, most common diagnosis, and treatment obtained by patients, namely: age group >65 years of 27 people (32.5%), sex 55 women (66.3%), 36 housewives (43.4%), BMI category 25 – 29.9 or obesity I 29 people (34.9%), radicular pain type 49 people (59.0%), LBP 45 people (54.2%) had an acute illness, 51 people (61.4%) had no previous history of the disease, 30 people (36.1%) Lumbar HNP, and conservative management in the form of medication and physiotherapy 81 people (97.6%). Keywords: low back pain, radicular pain, Lumbar HNP

Item Type: Article
Subjects: MEDICINE
Depositing User: Mr Sahat Maruli Tua Sinaga
Date Deposited: 21 Dec 2022 03:51
Last Modified: 21 Dec 2022 03:51

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