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RMJ. 2019; 44(2): 347-349


Association of working hours and experience with thumb pain in physical therapists

Zain Ul Abbas, Ashfaq Ahmad, Rabiya Noor, Muhammad Salman Bashir, Syed Ijaz Ahmed, Syed Amir Gilani.

Abstract
Objective: To determine association of age, working hours, experience and preventive information with thumb pain in physical therapists.
Methodology: Modified self-administered questionnaire based cross-sectional survey was undertaken among 74 physical therapists at different hospitals and clinics. Data were collected and analyzed statistically by SPSS version 20 and result was discussed.
Results: Odds greater than 1 (>1) means the chances of thumb pain is greater as compared to no thumb pain. Age, working hours and preventive information had high odds and they had high effect on thumb pain. Experience had below 1 (<1) odds and had less thumb pain. Conclusion: Age, working hours and preventive information were associated with thumb pain. Other variables like experience, gender were not associated with thumb pain.

Key words: Thumb pain, physical therapist, working hours.


 
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Abbas ZU, Ahmad A, Noor R, Bashir MS, Ahmed SI, Gilani SA. Association of working hours and experience with thumb pain in physical therapists. RMJ. 2019; 44(2): 347-349.


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Abbas ZU, Ahmad A, Noor R, Bashir MS, Ahmed SI, Gilani SA. Association of working hours and experience with thumb pain in physical therapists. http://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=285834 [Access: August 25, 2019].


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Abbas ZU, Ahmad A, Noor R, Bashir MS, Ahmed SI, Gilani SA. Association of working hours and experience with thumb pain in physical therapists. RMJ. 2019; 44(2): 347-349.



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Abbas ZU, Ahmad A, Noor R, Bashir MS, Ahmed SI, Gilani SA. Association of working hours and experience with thumb pain in physical therapists. RMJ. (2019), [cited August 25, 2019]; 44(2): 347-349.



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Abbas, Z. U., Ahmad, . A., Noor, . R., Bashir, . M. S., Ahmed, . S. I. & Gilani, . S. A. (2019) Association of working hours and experience with thumb pain in physical therapists. RMJ, 44 (2), 347-349.



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Abbas, Zain Ul, Ashfaq Ahmad, Rabiya Noor, Muhammad Salman Bashir, Syed Ijaz Ahmed, and Syed Amir Gilani. 2019. Association of working hours and experience with thumb pain in physical therapists. Rawal Medical Journal, 44 (2), 347-349.



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Abbas, Zain Ul, Ashfaq Ahmad, Rabiya Noor, Muhammad Salman Bashir, Syed Ijaz Ahmed, and Syed Amir Gilani. "Association of working hours and experience with thumb pain in physical therapists." Rawal Medical Journal 44 (2019), 347-349.



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Abbas, Zain Ul, Ashfaq Ahmad, Rabiya Noor, Muhammad Salman Bashir, Syed Ijaz Ahmed, and Syed Amir Gilani. "Association of working hours and experience with thumb pain in physical therapists." Rawal Medical Journal 44.2 (2019), 347-349. Print.



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Abbas, Z. U., Ahmad, . A., Noor, . R., Bashir, . M. S., Ahmed, . S. I. & Gilani, . S. A. (2019) Association of working hours and experience with thumb pain in physical therapists. Rawal Medical Journal, 44 (2), 347-349.








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