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Sahbaee F, Abedini S, Ghandehari H, Zare M. The effect of foot Reflexology Massage on pain of scoliosis patients undergoing spinal surgery . JAP. 2015; 5 (2) :63-71
URL: http://jap.iums.ac.ir/article-1-5173-en.html

1- Master Nursing & Midwifery faculty
2- Student Nursing & Midwifery faculty , abedini25@yahoo.com
3- Assistant professer Medical faculty
4- Assistant professer Nursing & Midwifery faculty
Abstract:   (2379 Views)

Aim and Background : pain is a complication after spinal surgery. Because of non.pharmacological methods are the preferred pharmacological agent therefore the purpose of this study was assessment of effect of foot Reflexology on pain in scoliosis patients undergoing spinal surgery. Methods and Materials : this study was a randomized controlled trial, conducted on 56 scoliosis patients undergoing spinal surgery hospitalized in the shafa hospital in 2013. The reflexology group received massage the second day after surgery for 4 consecutive days . In the control group, patients foot applying any pressure and only for 1 mintues was fat . Variable pain in before and after the intervention was recorded by the use of short from mac gill pain questionnaire at the time mentioned. Findings : results showed that there is a significant differences in all components of mac gill pain questionnaire after the intervention between experimental and control group (P=0) . Conclusions: According to the study Results foot Reflexology massage, as one of the branches of complementary alternative method can be recommended in patients after spinal surgery to reduce pain.

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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Acute pain managment
Received: 2014.09.19 | Accepted: 2014.11.29 | Published: 2014.12.27

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