Table 3

Overview of international data on upper limb musculoskeletal abnormalities
Britain Australia America India Turkey Pakistan
Ramchurn et al. [[17]](2009) Smith et al. [[20]](2003) Cagliero et al. [[16]](2002) Sarkar et al. [[21]](2008) Ardic et al. [[15]](2003) Saera et al. (2011)
n=96 Prevalence n = 100 n= 80 n=78 n=210
Adhesive Capsulitis 25% 11-30% 12% 23.7% 12.8% 11%
Tendonitis 5% *NA *NA *NA *NA 9.5%
Limited joint mobility 28% 8-50% *NA 20% 0 9.5%
Trigger finger 29% 11% 3% 5% 3.8% 3.8%
Carpal tunnel syndrome 20% 11-16% 12% 3.7% 1.3% 9%
Dupuytren’s contracture 13% 20-63% 16% 28.7% 21.8% 1%

*NA = not available.

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