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Department of Physiotherapy, Lecturer at Hajveri Univer sity, Lahore, Pakistan


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    Author(s): Nimra Tariq, Zaryyab*, Muhammad Atif Javed, Naseem Ahmad Siddique, Ayesha Zafar and Muhammad Amjad Hussain

    Background: Low back pain is defined as pain, muscular tension or stiffness localized below the costal margin and above the inferior gluteal folds, with or without leg pain. Low back pain affects all age groups and is generally associated with sedentary occupations or lifestyle, smoking, obesity and a low economic level. Objective: To determine the prevalence of disability levels of low back pain among heavy vehicle transport drivers. Methodology: A cross sectional survey was conducted through non probability convenient sampling among transport drivers of heavy vehicles. A total of 323 participants, with low back pain participated in the study. Individuals aged between 25 to 47 years with low back pain were included in the study. Data was collected from different transport terminals, hospitals and clinics of Lahore. Pain and disability was measured from modified oswestry low back pain.. Read More»

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