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      Malay Traditional Treatment (MTT) and General Health Quality (GHQ) Among Lower Back Pain (LBP) Patients in Malaysia

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      Journal of ASIAN Behavioural Studies

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          Malay Traditional Therapy (MTT) claimed to reduce pain, improve the physical power and overall quality of life. Objective: This study aims to examine the effectiveness of MTT and its potential role in improving the general health quality (GHQ) of LBP patients usisng Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) and Self Leg Raised (SLR) . Methodology: Self administered questionnaire, patients’ record files, VAS and SLR score sheets were used as study tools. Result: patients showed improvement in VAS and SLR scores thus the quality of life. Conclusion: MTT provided is benefited by LBP patients and complement to patients’ general health quality.  

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          Journal of ASIAN Behavioural Studies
          jABs
          e-IPH Ltd.
          2514-7528
          June 29 2018
          July 20 2018
          : 3
          : 9
          : 79
          Article
          10.21834/jabs.v4i15.60
          © 2018

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