A Survey of Severity and Distribution of Musculoskeletal Pain in Multiple Sclerosis Patients; a Cross-Sectional Study

ShayestehAzar, Masoud and Kariminasab, Mohammad Hossein and Sajjadi Saravi, Majid and Abedini, Mahmoud and Fazli, Mehran and Hashemi, Seyyed Abbas and Abdizadeh, Pedram (2015) A Survey of Severity and Distribution of Musculoskeletal Pain in Multiple Sclerosis Patients; a Cross-Sectional Study. The Archives of Bone and Joint Surgery, 3 (2). pp. 114-118.

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Abstract

Background: Pain, a common phenomenon in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, is associated with many symptoms and problems. To investigation severity and distribution of musculoskeletal pain in MS patients. Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 115 members of the Mazandaran MS Association with confirmed MS were randomly selected to participate in the study. The patients were asked to fill out Numerical Rating Score and Nodric questionnaires, respectively. The data was analyzed by SPSS ver. 16 software. Results: The mean age of the participants was 30.43±5.86 years and 88 cases (76.5) were female. The mean disease duration was 26.34±24.32 months and 87.8 of the cases were experiencing pain at the time of study. The mean pain severity was 3.75±2.25 and worst pain experienced was 5.73±2.12. The most common pain sites were: the knees (55.7), wrist (43.5), and neck (41.7). Women experience higher prevalence of shoulder, upper back, and ankle pain (P

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WE Musculoskeletal system
WO Surgery
Divisions: Journals > Archives of Bone & Joint Surgery
Depositing User: abjs abjs
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2017 14:23
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2017 14:23
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/5136

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