International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | Pakistan | Volume 5 Issue 5, May 2016 | Rating: 6.8 / 10

Frequency of Lumbago and its Risk Factors among Medical Students of Fatima Memorial Hospital College of Medicine & Dentistry Lahore

Fahad Tanveer [5] | Sana Shahid [4]

Abstract: Lumbago (LBP) is the most common spinal column problem worldwide. According to some roughly calculation almost 60-80 % of the common population was suffer from LBP in their lifetime and 20-30 % affected from LBP at any specific time. It is cross sectional descriptive study in which 225 Medical students of Fatima Memorial Hospital College of Medicine & amp, amp, Dentistry Lahore participated, the overall population was 995. Visual analogue scale and self administerd questionare were used as tool to collect the data in the duration of 3 months. It is calculated the data and observed that the male persons are (43.8 %) and females are (56.2 %). It is observed that the Lumbago is most common in females (33.5 %) as compared to males so result shows that Lumbago occurs mostly in the females of age 20 Years. This study was conducted to report the evidence on risk factors for Lumbago, particularly at the university level where these injuries are most common. In particular, gender difference, siting chair, family history, poor posture, wearing high heels, travelling on public transport, shoulder bag and prolonged sitting were important risk factors for Lumbago.

Keywords: Lumbago, Risk factors, physical features, Medicals, physical activities

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 5, May 2016,

Pages: 764 - 767

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