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RMJ. 2020; 45(2): 385-387


Frequency of musculoskeletal shoulder pain and level of disability in loaders working at railway stations of Lahore city

Haris Farooq, Maria Sohail, Muhammad Asadullah Saeed, Hafiza Sana Ashraf.

Abstract
Objective: To determine the frequency of musculoskeletal shoulder pain and level of disability among loaders working at railway station of Lahore.
Methodology: This cross sectional survey was conducted among railway coolies, from railway stations of Lahore city, working with manual loading of baggage. Males of any age with at least 1 year experience were included in the study. The sample size was 80 and survey used convenient sampling technique and was conducted from October 2019 to December 2019. Standard questionnaire Shoulder Pain and Disability Index (SPADI) was used.
Results: Mean age of participants was 41.8111.41 years, BMI 24.772.39, working hours as 10.891.99, load/ frequency as 29.346.75 and average distance with load 13.044.97. Shoulder disability index showed showed pain score of 65.438.60, disability score of 64.755.74 and total SPADI Score of 64.934.64.
Conclusion: We found moderate to high frequency of musculoskeletal shoulder pain and level of disability in loaders working at railway stations.

Key words: Coolies, Musculoskeletal Disorders, Occupational Stress, Railway Workers, Shoulder Pain.


 
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Farooq H, Sohail M, Saeed MA, Ashraf HS. Frequency of musculoskeletal shoulder pain and level of disability in loaders working at railway stations of Lahore city. RMJ. 2020; 45(2): 385-387.


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Farooq H, Sohail M, Saeed MA, Ashraf HS. Frequency of musculoskeletal shoulder pain and level of disability in loaders working at railway stations of Lahore city. RMJ. 2020; 45(2): 385-387.



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Farooq H, Sohail M, Saeed MA, Ashraf HS. Frequency of musculoskeletal shoulder pain and level of disability in loaders working at railway stations of Lahore city. RMJ. (2020), [cited May 09, 2020]; 45(2): 385-387.



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Farooq, H., Sohail, . M., Saeed, . M. A. & Ashraf, . H. S. (2020) Frequency of musculoskeletal shoulder pain and level of disability in loaders working at railway stations of Lahore city. RMJ, 45 (2), 385-387.



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Farooq, Haris, Maria Sohail, Muhammad Asadullah Saeed, and Hafiza Sana Ashraf. 2020. Frequency of musculoskeletal shoulder pain and level of disability in loaders working at railway stations of Lahore city. Rawal Medical Journal, 45 (2), 385-387.



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Farooq, Haris, Maria Sohail, Muhammad Asadullah Saeed, and Hafiza Sana Ashraf. "Frequency of musculoskeletal shoulder pain and level of disability in loaders working at railway stations of Lahore city." Rawal Medical Journal 45 (2020), 385-387.



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Farooq, Haris, Maria Sohail, Muhammad Asadullah Saeed, and Hafiza Sana Ashraf. "Frequency of musculoskeletal shoulder pain and level of disability in loaders working at railway stations of Lahore city." Rawal Medical Journal 45.2 (2020), 385-387. Print.



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Farooq, H., Sohail, . M., Saeed, . M. A. & Ashraf, . H. S. (2020) Frequency of musculoskeletal shoulder pain and level of disability in loaders working at railway stations of Lahore city. Rawal Medical Journal, 45 (2), 385-387.








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