Background: Patients with second-degree lumbar osteochondrosis are observed to pay more attention to their health, have higher levels of anxiety, and a lower degree of life satisfaction. Daily wearing of therapeutic-prophylactic clothes by the subjects was applied for correction of osteochondrosis signs. Levels of life-satisfaction, anxiety levels, personal self-estimation, and attention paid to their health were observed in subjects with osteochondrosis who wore the garments daily for 6 months.
Methods: The study was conducted in Central Russia (Moscow City and Moscow region). Data were obtained from 37 healthy subjects as a control group and 43 subjects of second-degree lumbar spine osteochondrosis as a case group in both sexes of the second mature age (mean age â€“ 43.5Â±2.5 years, 44.7Â±1.9 years, respectively). The doctor in the institutions diagnosed second-degree lumbar spine osteochondrosis.
Results: Our results revealed subjects with osteochondrosis who daily wore the authorâ€™s version of therapeutic-prophylactic clothes for six months, had persistent remission of osteochondrosis with reduction of painful and unpleasant sensations in the lumbar spine. Furthermore, the subjects also showed a significant decrease of anxiety level, an increase of personal self-estimation and satisfaction with life at the rise of motivation to wearing of therapeutic-prophylactic clothes.
Conclusion: Daily wearing of therapeutic-prophylacticclothesâ€™ applied version for six months can ensure the correction of clinical osteochondrosis manifestations in people of mature age and the formation of psychological comfort what secures the achieved remission.