common musculoskeletal disorders in an underserviced area of aseer region, saudi arabia

Alahmari, Khalid A and Ahmad, Irshad and Reddy, Ravi Shankar and Silvian, Paul and Alam, Mohammad Mahtab and Kakaraparthi, Venkata Nagaraj (2016) common musculoskeletal disorders in an underserviced area of aseer region, saudi arabia. KKU Journal of Medical Sciences, 1 (1). pp. 12-18. ISSN 1658-743X

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Abstract|ملخص البحث

Objective: To identify the common musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) present in the sample population of Aseer Region, Saudi Arabia. Methods: A cross sectional study. Data is collected from 112 respondents who visited the community service medical camp organized by King Khalid University. Results: Knee pain is found to be the most common musculoskeletal disorder present in the region. Low back pain, shoulder pain and neck pain are among the other reported pain. The study also analyzes the relation between demographical profiles of respondents and its relation to MSD. Conclusions: A correlation analysis proves that body mass index (BMI) and duration of pain is negatively correlated to musculoskeletal pain.

Item Type|تصنيف النتاج العلمي: Article| منشور علمي
Subjects | مجال موضوع النشر: Rehabilitation science
Divisions | الكلية: College of Applied Medical Sciences > Rehabilitation science
Depositing User: Dr Ravi Shankar Reddy
Date Deposited: 14 Feb 2019 07:15
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2019 07:15
URI: http://eprints.kku.edu.sa/id/eprint/2980

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