Manisha Sharma, Mohd Asif, Richa Herendra Rai, Zaheed Akhtar, Md. Sajid Hussain


Introduction: Education is about teaching, learning skills and knowledge. And if we talk about college and universities, they have different kind of furniture which is not fit for all students few and very short and very long for that so, everyone cannot fit in same. The leading technologies lead to impact on student’s posture and posture impairment causes impact on the back and that result in pain. And pain causes, impact on performance. That pain and their effects on student’s performance related to back activity. Performance is the completion of a task with application of knowledge, skills and abilities. Methodology: Study was observational; a total number of sixty samples was selected from Noida and G. Noida. Simple random sampling was used, upon evaluation the inclusion criteria were (1). Female students (2).Age: 18to 25yrs (3). BMI: 19.5 - 24.9 kg/m2. (4) Sitting duration 4hrs/day (5). Chronic back pain for three months. Exclusion criteria were (1). Low and high BP (2). Any pathological condition. (3). Neurological deficits (4). Menstrual irregularities. After that, all subjects were randomly assigned to one of the four groups. Group 1 has given the Tens and Group 2 has given the Cupping therapy. Both the groups have further divided according to the treatment duration 5min and 10min. Treatment description: Tens and Cupping were performed for all the groups the electrodes and cups were placed over the area of most severe pain. The treatment was administered for the specific duration of each group. Result & Conclusion: In our study, we have found that the cupping therapy is equally effective as compared to Tens when the treatment were given for 5min Tens comes out more effective and Cupping is more effective when the therapy time duration is 10min. So, Cupping therapy can be used as an alternative method of back pain therapy depends upon the situation.


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