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Changing patient profile over the years

Y.A.K.­‐YOUNG ARTHRITIC KNEE:

  • patient Age : 25 to 45 yrs
  • Cause- commonly post traumatic :
    1. Ligament instability which has not been treated or in- adequately treated
    2. Mal-united intra-articular fractures
    3. Cartilage injury

IMPACT OF ARTHRITIS IN YOUNG PATIENTS

Knee Pain/Osteoarthritis can have an impact on
SELF:

  • FUNCTIONAL ACTIVITIES
  •   SOCIAL ACTIVITIES
  •   BODY IMAGE
  •   EMOTIONAL WELLBEING

FAMILY:

  •   RELATIONSHIPS
  • SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS