Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorders in Hindu Priests: A Cross Sectional Study
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Research Paper | Physiotherapy | India | Volume 9 Issue 11, November 2020

Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorders in Hindu Priests: A Cross Sectional Study

Dr. Hardini Prajapati, Dr. Anushri Thakkar

Background: Generally Hindu priests are doing work like pooja, havan in sitting position for prolonged duration /time. They are constantly in forward leaning position without any back support. So there is high risk of musculoskeletal disorder. Aim: To assess prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders among Hindu Priests. Method: Nordic questionnaire was filled up by Hindu Priests. Result: study is going on Data of 35 subjects are analyzed prevalence of MSD is 62.8 % in lower back 48.5 % in shoulder 8.5 % in wrist/hand 14.2 % in upper back 14.2 % knees 25.7 % ankle/feet 5.7 %. Conclusion From this study we concluded that there was medium prevalence of work relayed MSD (62.8 %) as per Nordic musculoskeletal questionnaire.

Keywords: Nordic questionnaire, musculoskeletal disorders, Hindu priests

Edition: Volume 9 Issue 11, November 2020

Pages: 1147 - 1148

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Dr. Hardini Prajapati, Dr. Anushri Thakkar, "Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorders in Hindu Priests: A Cross Sectional Study", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=SR201104225710, Volume 9 Issue 11, November 2020, 1147 - 1148

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