Home|Journals|Articles by Year|Audio Abstracts

Original Research

RMJ. 2021; 46(3): 587-588

Prevalence of leg pain and knee contractures in children having clubfoot

Aqsa Naveed, Syeda Arooj Fatima, Saba Riaz, Somia Sabeeh Awan, Muhammed Shareef Waqas, Sameen Aslam.


Objective: To determine the prevalence of leg pain, lower limb contracture, and limitation of movement in children having club-foot.
Methodology: In this observational study, 97 children having club foot aged between 9 months-10 years were included. Goniometer and Wong baker pain scale were used. Data were analyzed on SPSS 21.
Results: Out of 97 children, 46 had both feet involved. 39.2% had leg pains and 60.82% had no leg pain. The ankle had contracture and limitation of movement in 82.47% of children and knee was involved in only 2.1%; 17.5% did not have knee involvement.
Conclusion: Leg pain among children having club foot is not highly prevalent. Ankle contracture and limitation of the movement were prevalent, but the knee was not commonly affected.

Key words: Clubfoot, leg pain, foot deformities.

Full-text options

Share this Article

Online Article Submission
• ejmanager.com

ejPort - eJManager.com
Refer & Earn
About BiblioMed
License Information
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy
Contact Us

The articles in Bibliomed are open access articles licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY), which permits use, sharing, adaptation, distribution and reproduction in any medium or format, as long as you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons licence, and indicate if changes were made. To view a copy of this licence, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/.