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EEO. 2021; 20(1): 5943-5960


Assessment Of Knee Pain, Functional Ability, And Quality Of Life In Patients With Oa Of Knee Using Koos Scale

DR. VANASHREE NALAWADE, DR. DEEPA PRADHAN,SMITA MAHENDRA POTE.


Abstract

Arthritis is considered to be one of the debilitating conditions affecting people’s occupation. Osteoarthritis is defined as degenerative joint disease, is a group of overlapping distinct diseases, which may have different etiologies but with similar biological, morphologic, and clinical outcomes. Osteoarthritis is the most common joint disease in the adult world worldwide. Its incidence rises with age. Both intrinsic and extrinsic risk factors promote its development. Min men aged 60 to 64, the right knee is more commonly affected; in women, the right and left knees are affected with nearly equal frequency. The purpose of this study is to produce information about knee osteoarthritis’s effect on a person’s life, with this information we want to help occupational therapists and other healthcare professionals to understand better how knee OA affects a person’s physical, social and mental side of living. Also, to show that the working population in the specific age group from 45 to 70 generally suffers more due to knee pain in performing activities of daily living and quality of life.

Key words: Knee Osteoarthritis, Arthritis, Ethology.






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