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TNNMC Journal of Medical & Surgical Nursing
Year : 2015, Volume : 3, Issue : 2
First page : ( 10) Last page : ( 13)
Print ISSN : 2322-0287.

Effectiveness of Epsom Salt Fomentation on Knee Joint Pain, Knee Swelling, and Activities of Daily Living Among Elderly

Anitha Ruby1, Dr. Madhavi S.2, Dr. Thennavan A.S.3

1Senior Nursing Tutor, KMCH College of Nursing

2Principal, KMCH College of Nursing

3Consultant, KMCH

Online published on 6 December, 2016.


Knee joint pain the most common in worldwide. Majority of the older people are affected by this progressive disease that affects the synovial joints and enables the elderly both psychologically and physically. This was a study to assess the knee joint pain, knee swelling and Activities of Daily Living among elderly. It was one group pretest posttest pre experimental design with 30 samples. Results reveals with significant improvement (p< 0.01) in pain, swelling and Activities of Daily Living after 5 days of therapy



Epsom salt fomentation, knee joint pain, knee swelling, Activities of Daily Living.


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