Frequency of Self-Reported Hip and Knee Pain in Elderly Population

JRCRS-2020-11-042 DOI:


  • Azra Bibi Physiotherapist at City care medical center hyderabad.
  • Aamir Gul Memon Assistant Professor, Suleman Roshan College of Physiotherapy Rehabilitation Sciences, Tando Adam
  • Abdul Razzaque Rahimoon Physiotherapist at Center for Autism Rehabilitation Training Sindh
  • Tayyiba Zulqarnain Lecturer at Abasyn Univeristy Islamabad campus.
  • Marina khan Soomro Lecturer at Suleman Roshan College of physiotherapy Rehabilitation Sciences, Tando Adam
  • Shoaib Ahmed Memon Lecturer at Suleman Roshan College of physiotherapy Rehabilitation Sciences, Tando Adam


Background: Knee pain is a typical grievance among adults and frequently connected with general mileage from every day exercises like strolling, bowing, standing and lifting. Competitors who run or play sports that include bouncing or fast rotating are additionally bound to encounter knee torment and issues. However, regardless of whether a person's knee torment is brought about by maturing or injury, it very well may be a disturbance and in any event, weakening in certain conditions.

Objective: To determine the Frequency of pain or joints complaint in elderly people.

Methodology: A cross-sectional survey was conducted on 150 patients from Aug 2020 to Nov 2020 via convenient sampling technique data was collected from private clinics of Hyderabad and Physiotherapy OPD, Suleman Roshan Medical college hospital using standard questionnaire the Western Ontario McMaster Universities osteoarthritis index (WOMAC), and VAS scale for self-reported pain measurement. Data was analyzed using SPSS v.21

Result: Shows that unilateral or predominantly affected knee were found 47%, bilateral Knee 16%, unilateral hip 20%, hip bilaterally 6%, both knee-hip pain reported about 11% among participants. And Patient having none or mild pain 21.3%, moderate pain 26.0%, severe pain 36.7%, extremely severe pain 16.0%. Participants having pain while performing ADLs (Activity of daily livings) reported, No Pain 60.7%, Moderate Pain 33.3%, worst possible pain 6.0% were found.

Conclusion: The results of this study indicate that knee joint pain or other complains are high Frequent than hip joint.

Keywords: Elderly, Hip, Knee, Frequency , Self-Reported Pain



2021-06-11 — Updated on 2021-06-11


How to Cite

Bibi A, Memon AG, Rahimoon AR, Zulqarnain T, Soomro M khan, Memon SA. Frequency of Self-Reported Hip and Knee Pain in Elderly Population: JRCRS-2020-11-042 DOI: J Riphah Coll. Rehabili. sci. [Internet]. 2021Jun.11 [cited 2021Dec.5];9(01):27-30. Available from:



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