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THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE COMBINATION OF FOOT SPA THERAPY AND BUEGER'S ALLEN EXERCISE AGAINST THE VALUE OF ANKLE BRACHIAL INDEX IN ELDERLY WITH DIABETES MELLITUS Diah Ratnawati; Sang Ayu Made Adyani; Ritanti Ritanti
Jurnal JKFT Vol 5, No 1 (2020): Jurnal JKFT
Publisher : Universitas Muhammadiyah Tangerang

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.31000/jkft.v1i1.2606

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 Elderly with Diabetes mellitus (DM) is experienced for decreasing the quality of peripheral blood flows that identified numbness, tingling, and decreased foot sensitivity. This condition is impacted by the occurrence of leg ulcer complications and to worsen for amputating for the lower extremities. This research purpose to exam the effectiveness of a combination of foot spa therapy and Bueger's Allen Exercises on the value of the ankle-brachial index in the elderly with diabetes mellitus. The method used in this research is quasi-experimental (pre-test and post-test comparison group design). The population in this study was elderly with DM type 2. The number of sample in this study were 114 samples, were divides into 3 groups, each group consisting of 38 respondents. The first group was foot spa therapy intervention, the second group was Bueger’s Allen Exercise intervention, and the third group was the combination group. The data was collected by measuring the ABI pre-test and post-test in each group. The interventions were carried out about 24 sessions for 8 weeks. The results of the study obtained in pairs of T-test results showed a meaningful difference before and after the therapy with the value P = 0,000 (P < 0.05). In addition, the LSD test received the data mean difference combination therapy compared with Bueger's Allen Exercises of 0.0571 (Sig. = 0,000) and compared to the Foot Spa of 0.0796 (Sig. = 0,000). The therapeutic combination Method (combined foot spa therapy and Bueger's Allen Exercises) is very effective in increasing the value of ABI in elderly DM. It is important for families and nurses to give motivation to the elderly with DM type 2 to do foot spa and Allen Bueger’s Exercise as alternative therapies to prevent foot complications. Keywords: Diabetes Mellitus; Elderly; Foot Spa; Bueger’s Allen Exercises; Ankle Brachial Index/ABI.
EFEKTIFITAS TERAPI KOMBINASI SENAM KAKI DAN RENDAM AIR HANGAT TERHADAP SENSITIVITAS KAKI PADA LANSIA DENGAN DIABETES MELITUS Kartika Dwi Permatasari; Diah Ratnawati; Nourmayansa Vidya Anggraini
Jurnal JKFT Vol 5, No 2 (2020): Jurnal JKFT
Publisher : Universitas Muhammadiyah Tangerang

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.31000/jkft.v5i2.3918

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Lansia merupakan individu yang berusia lebih dari 60 tahun. Lansia identik dengan proses penuaan yang disertai dengan perubahan secara fisik, mental, sosial hingga mempengaruhi masalah kesehatan. Salah satu masalah kesehatan yang sering terjadi adalah diabetes melitus. Penelitian ini bertujuan menganalisis asuhan keperawatan lansia dengan diabetes melitus yang mengalami penurunan sensitivitas kaki. Terapi senam kaki dan rendam air hangat bermanfaat untuk memperlancar aliran darah serta sirkulasi perifer, meningkatkan sensitivitas kaki dan melenturkan struktur otot, sehingga menjadi pilihan terapi untuk lansia dengan diabetes melitus di Kelurahan Grogol kota Depok. Intervensi tersebut diadakan selama 45 menit dalam 2 minggu sebanyak 6 kali pertemuan. Hasil penelitian ini menunjukkan bahwa setelah dilakukan intervensi terdapat peningkatan skor sensitivitas kaki pada lansia. Hasil uji statistik diperoleh nilai p-value sebesar 0,000 yang artinya ada pengaruh yang signifikan sehingga terapi ini dapat diterapkan menjadi intervensi pilihan untuk meningkatkan skor sensitivitas pada lansia dengan diabetes melitus. Peneliti menyarankan kepada lansia dengan DM agar rutin melakukan pengecekan gula darah dan pengobatan, menjaga pola makan dan gaya hidup, dan rutin melakukan latihan jasmani untuk meningkatkan status kesehatan dan mencegah terjadinya komplikasi.