• Mahbuba Akter Clinical Physiotherapist. Movement Solutions Bd, Bangladesh
  • Dr. Shamima Islam Nipa Former Lecturer of Master’s in Rehabilitation Science, Bangladesh Health Professions Institute,
  • Dr. Mohammad Fokhruzzaman Assistant Professor, Department of Skin & VD, Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS)
  • Md. Liton Miah Clinical physiotherapist, Department of Physiotherapy, Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP), Savar, Dhaka-1343.
  • Masum Billah Omayer Physiotherapy Officer, National Security Intelligence, Bangladesh.
  • Selina Begum Clinical Physiotherapist, Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed
  • Shahid Afridi Lecturer, SAIC College of Medical Science & Technology, Bangladesh
Keywords: Musculoskeletal Pain, PostpartumConditions,Physiotherapy


Background: Pregnancy increases the susceptibility to developing musculoskeletal diseases. Postpartum musculoskeletal issues are frequently observed after childbirth, causing significant discomfort and distress for women.

Purpose:To identify the common musculoskeletal problems that arises among women after the event of parturition at a selected area of Bangladesh.

Methods:A cross-sectional study of Dhaka hospital postpartum mothers with musculoskeletal complaints was conducted. Study sites were Enam Medical College and Super Medical Hospital. Convenience sampling yielded 112 eligible individuals. Ethics, hospital approval, and participant anonymity were crucial. Face-to-face interviews using questionnaires and VAS were used to collect data. We obtained informed consent from participants to ensure confidentiality and withdrawal. We followed WHO and Bangladesh Medical Research Council ethical guidelines to ensure research integrity.

Results:The Bangladeshi postpartum women study revealed common musculoskeletal disorders and their relationships. The majority of participants, 23–27 (55%) with one or two children, reported low back pain (57.1%), pelvic girdle discomfort (67.9%), and urine incontinence (38.4%). Pelvic girdle pain, diastasis recti, and urine incontinence were linked to childbirth. greater kids mean greater pain. The OREBRO scale showed varying severity (mean score: 101.64 ± 12.56). Childbirth affected musculoskeletal complaints, as shown by OMPQ ratings and participant age. This study prepares for more interventions.

Conclusion:The study proposes that these findings can serve as fundamental information for the development of management and assessment programs in the postpartum musculoskeletal population.


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How to Cite
Akter, M., Islam Nipa, D. S., Fokhruzzaman, D. M., Miah, M. L., Billah Omayer, M., Begum, S., & Afridi, S. (2024). COMMON MUSCULOSKELETAL PROBLEMS ARISES AMONG WOMEN AFTER PARTURITION AT SELECTED AREA OF BANGLADESH. GPH-International Journal of Biological & Medicine Science, 7(03), 17-23.