Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Environmental Risks and Public Health, ICER-PH 2018, 26-27, October 2018, Makassar, Indonesia

Research Article

Multifunctional Backpack Without Spinal Disorder as a Portable Bag Massager for Chiropractic

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.26-10-2018.2288608,
        author={Bella Naziel Iqmalia and Lutfi  Wicaksono and M  Subhan and Binti Mualifatul Rosydah},
        title={Multifunctional Backpack Without Spinal Disorder as a Portable Bag Massager for Chiropractic},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Environmental Risks and Public Health, ICER-PH 2018, 26-27, October 2018, Makassar, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICER-PH},
        year={2019},
        month={11},
        keywords={backpack chiropractic massager},
        doi={10.4108/eai.26-10-2018.2288608}
    }
    
  • Bella Naziel Iqmalia
    Lutfi Wicaksono
    M Subhan
    Binti Mualifatul Rosydah
    Year: 2019
    Multifunctional Backpack Without Spinal Disorder as a Portable Bag Massager for Chiropractic
    ICER-PH
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.26-10-2018.2288608
Bella Naziel Iqmalia1,*, Lutfi Wicaksono1, M Subhan1, Binti Mualifatul Rosydah1
  • 1: Teknik Keselamatan dan kesehatan Kerja, Politeknik Perkapalan Negeri Surabaya,
*Contact email: bellanazieliqmalia123@gmail.com

Abstract

Bags are very important equipment in life. According to the association of scoliosis care, more than 90% of people in developing countries reported using a backpack. Bag type backpack is very much an enthusiast in the era of globalization as it is today because the backpack is more practical and has a greater capacity. Although much in demand, the use of an unsuitable backpack in terms of design, heavy load, and how to use it has a considerable negative impact that it can increase the stress on the structure of the spine, back pain, changes in posture, and gait. If it is done continuously may result in irreversible changes, because the ligaments and spine degenerate with age. Spinal healing therapy that is widely applied all this time is chiropractic therapy. This study aims to design and make a multifunctional backpack without spinal disorder that can function as a support for chiropractic therapy. Research method using a cross sectional survey to study correlation dynamics between risk factors and effects, using approaching, observing or collecting data at a time (point time approach). This multifunctional backpack has been successfully designed and created by combining chiropractic device therapy. The results showed that this backpack proved to be comfortable and ergonomic when it was used