Frequency of Grade (III) Knee Osteoarthritis (OA) Among Women in Lahore Pakistan

Grade (III) Knee Osteoarthritis (OA) Among Women


  • Sana Tauqeer The University of Lahore, Lahore Pakistan
  • Hammad Shakeel Muhammadi Medical Trust Hospital
  • Adnan Ikram The University of Lahore, Lahore Pakistan
  • Fahad Kafeel Aziz Bhatti Shaheed Hospital Gujrat Pakistan
  • Noor ul Ain Department of Physiotherapy, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Namra Farooq Department of Physiotherapy, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan



Osteoarthritis, Body Mass Index, Posture


To determine Grade (III) Knee Osteoarthritis (OA) among Women in Lahore Pakistan. Study Design: Cross sectional study. Place and Duration of Study: Kannan physiotherapy and spine clinic.6 months(November 2020-April 2021).Methods:Sample size of this study was100. Inclusion Criteria is Females with Grade (III) knee osteoarthritis age from 55-70 years were included. And Exclusion criteria is females with the history of malignancy and the females who did not give us the consent were excluded. Convenient Sampling technique was used.The data was collected by using The Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC). Data was analyzed by using SPSS version 21. Results: According to the results of this study the mean age of participants were 53.8+ 6.024. Out of 100 participants (11)11%marked that they feel no pain while walking. (13)13%marked slight pain(25)25%marked moderate pain(24)24%marked very pain(27)27%marked extreme pain while walking. Out of 100 participants (12)12%marked that they feel no pain while stair climbing.(13)13%marked slight pain(24)24%marked moderate pain(25)25%marked very pain(26)26%marked extreme pain while stair climbing. Conclusion:This research concluded that the frequency of knee pain among women was very high. Due to this knee pain many daily life activities including rising from the bed, lying in the bed, using toilet or bending on the floor. Many light and heavy domestic duties of women were also affected due to knee pain.


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DOI: 10.54393/pbmj.v4i2.115
Published: 2021-12-27

How to Cite

Tauqeer , S. ., Shakeel , H. ., Ikram , A. ., Kafeel , F., ul Ain , N., & Farooq , N. (2021). Frequency of Grade (III) Knee Osteoarthritis (OA) Among Women in Lahore Pakistan: Grade (III) Knee Osteoarthritis (OA) Among Women. Pakistan BioMedical Journal, 4(2), 258–262.



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