Penyuluhan tentang Pemberian Kompres Hangat Jahe Merah pada Penurunan Nyeri Osteoarthtritis

  • Muhammad Firdaus STIKes Awal Bros Pekanbaru
  • Marian Tonis STIKes Awal Bros Pekanbaru
  • Abdul Zaky STIKes Awal Bros Pekanbaru
  • Akmal Darman Putra STIKes Awal Bros Pekanbaru
  • Meidita Tifani STIKes Awal Bros Pekanbaru
  • Sandya Bunga Prathivi STIKes Awal Bros Pekanbaru

Abstract

Ginger is the most commonly used medicinal plant in the world. Its rhizome which contains zingiberol has been shown to reduce inflammation and joint pain. Osteoarthritis is a chronic joint area characterized by abnormalities in the cartilage (cartilage) of the joints and adjacent bones. Based on a preliminary survey conducted at UPT PSTW Khusnul khotimah Pekanbaru, almost 90% of the elderly had osteoarthritis. This community service is carried out in the city of Pekanbaru with the aim of providing knowledge to the public about offering red ginger warm compresses to reduce osteoarthritis pain, providing knowledge to the public regarding the effectiveness of providing red ginger warm compresses to reduce osteoarthritis pain and as input in order to provide motivation to improve management presents a warm compress of red ginger against osteoarthritis pain in the elderly. The results of this activity are expected for the community to make warm compresses of red ginger as an alternative way to reduce osteoarthritis pain.


Keywords: Osteoarthritis Pain, Red Ginger, Community education

Published
2020-09-28
How to Cite
FIRDAUS, Muhammad et al. Penyuluhan tentang Pemberian Kompres Hangat Jahe Merah pada Penurunan Nyeri Osteoarthtritis. Awal Bros Journal of Community Development, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 1, p. 29 - 33, sep. 2020. ISSN 2746-0142. Available at: <http://ojs.stikesawalbrospekanbaru.ac.id/index.php/abjcd/article/view/39>. Date accessed: 04 mar. 2021.