THE INFLUENCE OF HIP MOTION EXERCISES (STRETCHING) TO DECREASE LOWER BACK PAIN (LOW BACK PAIN) IN THE ELDERLY POSYANDU WONOREJO COUNTRY DISTRICTS SUMBERGEMPOL TULUNGAGUNG 2015
Agingis a biological process that isunavoidable. This phase i scharacterized for some decline inphysical activity and psychological and ageaggravate lowerback pain, as happens decrease the body's functions, especially bone elastic and onenonpharmacological treatment of lower back pain is the physical exercise such a ship motion exercises (stretching) which include slight and easy exercise. The goal in this research is know the influence of hipmotion exercises (stretching) to decrease low back pain in the elderly in the village Elderly IHC Wonorejo Sumbergempol Tulungagung subdistrict. The design used in this study is Quasy-experiment by comparing the results of pre test and post test. The study population was all elderly people of lower back pain in the Village Elderly IHC Wonorejo Kecamatam Sumbergempol Tulungagung on March 8, 2015, March 10, 2015 and March 14, 2015. Samples were taken with total sampling technique with a number of 32 respondents in accordance with the inclusion criteria. Retrieving data using observation sheets, and the data were analyzed with statistical test Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test. From the results of the study showed that there is influence of hip motion exercises (stretching) to decrease low back pain in the elderly in the village Elderly IHC Wonorejo Sumbergempol Tulungagung sub district indicated by the value of ρ=0,000<α =0,05. Therefore from these results we can conclude that the elderly experience lower back pain (low back pain) can be done physically exercises (stretching) to reduce lower back pain (low back pain) in the elderly.