Context: Eutony is uniquely equipped to help and re-acquaint oneself with a true sense of freedom and well-being which also gives the tool to increase the awareness of other people. Eutony Mind-body technique acts well on chronic low back pain reduction.
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to investigate the efficiency of eutony on chronic low back pain patients admitted in Seventh day Adventist Hospital at Thanjavur.
Methods: The study subjects consisted of 60 patients recruited on the basis of simple random sampling technique with basic true experimental pretest –posttest design in which 30 samples received Eutony and the other 30 samples received standard methods of care. Pain was assessed by using visual analog scale (VAS) followed by eutony Mind-body technique in experimental arm whereas control arm received routine ward treatment protocol.
Results: The mean pretest pain score in experimental arm showed 16.9 and posttest score showed 12.2. Control arm depicts 15.1 mean pretest pain scores whereas posttest score was 14.5. Comparison of Paired t test value of pre and posttest pain scores among experimental arm and control arm showed 4.79 and 1.57 respectively.
Conclusion: Patients suffering from chronic low back pain improved significantly with eutony. Changes in standard low back pain measures of pain were with high-quality, extended mind- body therapy.
Cite this article:
Sampoornam. W. Eutony on Chronic Low Back Pain. Asian J. Nur. Edu. and Research 5(1): Jan.-March 2015; Page121-123. doi: 10.5958/2349-2996.2015.00026.9