Spinal Cord Belt (MSB) as a Method of Reducing the Level of Low Back Pain in Cashier Pos Ticket Worker at Panakkukang Mall in Makassar
Keywords:Spinal cord belt (MSB), Low Back Pain, Method of Reducing, age, length of work, years of service
Background. PT.Centerpark in collaboration with Panakkukang Makassar Mall is a formal company
engaged in providing parking services. Worker in this company wrork every day with an average of 8 hours
a day, in a day worker is able to sit for 7 hours. So the risk of complaints pos ticket workers is very high.
The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of using MSB on decrasing complaints of low back
pain in the cash register cashiers at Panakkukang Mall Makassar in 2019. This study used pre and post tests
to assess the level of low back pain in workers. Material and Method. The type of research used was an
experimental quasi. The sampling method uses simple purposive sampling. The study was conducted in
November - February 2020. The number of sampling was 30 people. The data analysis technique used in
this study is Chi-square and Mann Whitney test. Results. The results showed that as The average level of
low back pain before and after the use of MSB in the intervention group before using MSB the mean value
is 4.93 mg/dl (SD = 1.03) after using MSB the mean value is 2.53 mg/dl (SD = 0.91). The use of MSB on the
level of low back pain after treatment in the intervention group p (0,000) < p (0.05). The use of MSB on the
level of low back pain after treatment in the control group was p (0,317) > p (0.05). There was a difference
in changes in the scale of low back pain before and after using MSB in the intervention and control groups p
(0,000) <p (0.05). Conclusion. There is a difference in the average level of the lower back before and after
the use of MSB on the basis of the time before the use of MSB the average value of the worker level is 4.93
mg/dl (SD = 1.03) after using MSB 53 mg/dl (SD = 0.91). It is recommended for workers to use MSB tools
every time they work.
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