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Hafsa Shareef
Khushboo Gulzar
Isha Aziz
Muhammad Usman


central sensitization, central sensitization inventory, MSK disorders


Background: Central sensitization refers to an enhancement of the functioning of neurons and circuits in nociceptive channels throughout the neuraxis as an result of increase membrane excitability, synaptic performance, are reduced inhibition. Central sensitization syndrome CSS are a group of disorders in which the CNS misfires and amplifies sensory input, leading to discomfort, headache, tiredness, and difficulty in sleeping, CSS include fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome and several chronic pain syndromes.

Objective(s): The objective of my study is to evaluate prevalence of central sensitization in MSK in computer users.

Methodology: cross sectional study was carried out involving computer users from Kharian and lalamusa. The study duration was 4 months. 200 participants were added. Computer users aged 18-65 years were included. CS was calculated by CSI score. In this study participants having CSI score 0-40 are considered normal.

Results: To find the prevalence of central sensitization in MSK disorders in computer users we collected data from lalamusa and Kharian. Based on results, it is concluded that 32% of patients have symptoms of CS.

Conclusion(s): Based on results, it is concluded that there is a low prevalence of central sensitization among the computer users with MSK disorders. 200 participants were selected for this research. The age of participants selected varies from 18-65.

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