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RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 801-803


Musculoskeletal problems in patients visiting physical therapy department of DHQ Hospital Sargodha, Pakistan

Saba Riaz, Asif Islam, Pakeeza Seemal, Sania Anwar, Safa Khalid, Faiza Malik.

Abstract
Objective: To identify prevalence of musculoskeletal conditions at different sites in body of the patients visiting department of physical therapy of District Headquarter (DHQ), Hospital, Sargodha and to correlate with factors of age, gender and duration of symptoms.
Methodology: This observational survey was conducted on patients visiting physical therapy department of DHQ Hospital. The patients of all age groups having musculoskeletal conditions were included. The time span of this study was one month that was December 1, to December 30, 2017.
Result: Total of 116 patients visited during study period. Out of these 57.4% suffered from musculoskeletal conditions. Sixty-one (52.59%) were female. Frozen shoulder (31.03%) was the commonest condition, followed by back (27.5%) and neck pain (12%).
Conclusion: Musculoskeletal disorders are common in our community. Frozen shoulder was the most common condition followed by back and neck pain. More females were affected.

Key words: Musculoskeletal, frozen shoulder, cervical pain, backache.


 
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Riaz S, Islam A, Seemal P, Anwar S, Khalid S, Malik F. Musculoskeletal problems in patients visiting physical therapy department of DHQ Hospital Sargodha, Pakistan. RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 801-803.


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Riaz S, Islam A, Seemal P, Anwar S, Khalid S, Malik F. Musculoskeletal problems in patients visiting physical therapy department of DHQ Hospital Sargodha, Pakistan. RMJ. 2019; 44(4): 801-803.



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Riaz S, Islam A, Seemal P, Anwar S, Khalid S, Malik F. Musculoskeletal problems in patients visiting physical therapy department of DHQ Hospital Sargodha, Pakistan. RMJ. (2019), [cited March 29, 2020]; 44(4): 801-803.



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Riaz, S., Islam, . A., Seemal, . P., Anwar, . S., Khalid, . S. & Malik, . F. (2019) Musculoskeletal problems in patients visiting physical therapy department of DHQ Hospital Sargodha, Pakistan. RMJ, 44 (4), 801-803.



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Riaz, Saba, Asif Islam, Pakeeza Seemal, Sania Anwar, Safa Khalid, and Faiza Malik. 2019. Musculoskeletal problems in patients visiting physical therapy department of DHQ Hospital Sargodha, Pakistan. Rawal Medical Journal, 44 (4), 801-803.



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Riaz, Saba, Asif Islam, Pakeeza Seemal, Sania Anwar, Safa Khalid, and Faiza Malik. "Musculoskeletal problems in patients visiting physical therapy department of DHQ Hospital Sargodha, Pakistan." Rawal Medical Journal 44 (2019), 801-803.



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Riaz, Saba, Asif Islam, Pakeeza Seemal, Sania Anwar, Safa Khalid, and Faiza Malik. "Musculoskeletal problems in patients visiting physical therapy department of DHQ Hospital Sargodha, Pakistan." Rawal Medical Journal 44.4 (2019), 801-803. Print.



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Riaz, S., Islam, . A., Seemal, . P., Anwar, . S., Khalid, . S. & Malik, . F. (2019) Musculoskeletal problems in patients visiting physical therapy department of DHQ Hospital Sargodha, Pakistan. Rawal Medical Journal, 44 (4), 801-803.








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