A Comparative Study of Zinggiber Cassumunar Roxb. Compress and Derris Scandens Roxb. Compress on Pain Symptom in Osteoarthritis.

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ธีระ ผิวเงิน
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This study aimed to compare of Zinggiber Cassumunar Roxb. compress and Derris Scandens Roxb compress in patients’ with osteoarthritis at Phutthamonthon hospital. Methods: Sixty subjects were divided into two experimental groups and one controlled groups, 20 subjects in each group. The experimental groups were ZCR compress and DSR compress. The control group received the hot compress. This subjects were compresses twice a day, morning and evening for 7 days. Results: The pain score in all groups showed significant difference in pain score at p < 0.00. By the DSR Compress Ball group, the pain score decreased as much as = 4.45 ± 0.31. Followed by the lower compressive strength group = 2.6 ± 0.26 and the control group decreased = 2.2 ± 0.00. Comparing ZCR Compress and DSR Compress ball, it was found that p = 0.41 with no difference. The ZCR compress ball group and the control group found that the value of p = 0.004 was significantly different and the experimental group with the ZCR Compress group found that the value p = 0.000 with significant differences. Conclusion: DSR Compress ball can reduce the pain well and there is no difference from ZCR Compress. Therefore, it should be used together to increase the effectiveness of pain relief in osteoarthritis patients or can be substituted.


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