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Nurse's Experience of Musculoskeletal Pain at Kitamura Clinic Pontianak, West Kalimantan, Indonesia: A Qualitative Study

Journal: International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Publications (Vol.3, No. 4)

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Page : 26-28

Keywords : Musculoskeletal; pain; nurse; body posture.;

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Pain in musculoskeletal often occurs to nurses who have heavy activities such as sitting, standing, huncing for a long time. One stretch of muscle that can reduce the incidence of musculoskeletal pain in the nurse is the stretching action. To describe and explore the perceptions of nurses as who suffer the musculoskeletal pain after given the body posture repaired of and stretching. Qualitative semi-structured in-depth interview that was conducted to 6 nurses who suffered musculoskeletal pain by doing chair exercises for body posture improvement and stretching for 4 weeks. Following after that, they have done interviews, observations and documentations such as photos. Participants' remarks were submitted with recordings. It was transcribed, decoded, interpreted, categorized, and constructed into main and sub-themes. Result this research are Three main themes obtained: 1) location and characteristic of pain, 2) etiological factor which increases the ratio of pain 3) the benefit of stretching and improvement of body posture. Conclusions: Stretching and repair body posture may reduce musculoskeletal pain in nurses at our kitamura clinic.

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