Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : Acupressure

Acupressure And Progressive Muscle Exercise Therapy Reduced Dysmenorrhea Of Late Adolescent In Tasikmalaya, Indonesia

Sofia Februanti; Tetet Kartilah; Peni Cahyati

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 10, Pages 1756-1760

Dysmenorrhea or menstrual pain is a complaint that is often experienced by late adolescents. Many ways can be done to reduce dysmenorrhea, such as using pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapies. This study aims to determine the effect of acupressure and progressive muscle exercise therapy on dysmenorrhea in late adolescents in Tasikmalaya. The research design was a quasi-experiment, pre, and post-test without a control group. The sampling technique was simple random sampling, with as many as 28 respondents. Univariate and bivariate data analysis. The results showed that the mean age of the respondents was 19.68. Menarche 13.07. The average Sundanese tribe is 85.7%. Get family support in overcoming dysmenor by 78.6%. The results of the bivariate analysis showed significant differences in pain intensity before and after acupressure + Progressive muscle exercise (p-value 0.0001). There was a significant difference in the quality of pain before and after acupressure + progressive muscle exercise (p-value 0.0001). The results of this study are expected to be used as a reference for further research in dealing with dysmenorrhea.