Influence of Senam Osteoporosis to Pain and Anxiety Levels in Elderly Women with Osteoarthritis in Sawan District, Buleleng Regency, Bali
This study aims to determine the effect of senam osteoporosis on the level of pain and anxiety in elderly women with osteoarthritis in Sawan District, Buleleng Regency. The research used a randomized pre-test post-test control group design with a sample of 24 elderly women with osteoarthritis. The instrument measured in this research was an assessment of pain using VAS (Visual Analog Scale) and anxiety using HAM-A (Hamilton Anxiety Rating) scale. The results showed that there were significant differences between the experimental group and the control group (p <0.05) in both the VAS and in HAM. It can be concluded that osteoporosis exercise has a significant influence on the reduction of pain and anxiety levels in elderly women with osteoarthritis.