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Musculoskeletal Health Problems among Covid-19 Recovered Patients - A Scoping Review

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Vijayshree Singh1, Dr. Zaki Anwar2, Dr. Kanav Khera3
» doi: 10.48047/ecb/2023.12.12.84


Objective: Numerous long-lasting musculoskeletal problems including balance and gait abnormalities have been reported despite resolution of acute coronavirus infection. Therefore, present scoping review aims were to (1) review studies that evaluated musculoskeletal problems including balance and gait abnormalities in Covid-19 recovered patients (2) to review the outcome tools and prevalence of outcome i.e. most frequent musculoskeletal problem after COVID-19 infection Methods: Articles for scoping reviews were identified by searching in PubMed, Scopus, SCI, Web of Science, and Google Scholar database for items dated 1-May-2020 to 4-Jan-2023. Experimental and observational studies on subjects with post Covid-19 infection manifested with musculoskeletal disorders having follow-up period 4-12 weeks after discharge or after the onset of symptoms meeting inclusion criteria were included. Records were identified by a comprehensive search of three databases as well as grey literature searching and websites. Data extraction was performed independently by teams of two reviewers which included published summary data and assessed methodological quality and risk of bias. Descriptive analysis and qualitative synthesis was performed including thematic summary formation.

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