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PREVALENCE OF KNEE JOINT PAIN AMONG OUTDOOR PATIENTS

DR. SAMINA JAMEEL, DR. SHEHRYAR ASIF MALIK, DR. JAVERIA YOUSAF

Knee pain is pain in or around the knee. The knee joint consists of an articulation between four bones: the femur, tibia, fibula and patella. There are four compartments to the knee. This crosssectional study was conducted among outdoor patients presenting in different hospitals. Name, age, gender, presence or absence of knee joint pain, treatment modalities were noted on a predefined proforma. All the data was entered and analyzed with SPSS Ver. 23.0. There were 100 patients included in this study i.e. 40 males (40%) and 60 females (60%). The mean age of the patients was 34.23±5.45 years. Out of 100 patients, seventeen had history of occasional and frequent knee joint pain and they were taking medication for this condition.

Keywords: Knee Joint Pain.

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