Vol 5 | Issue 1 | January-June 2020 | page:6-9 | Kajol Gujar , Seema Saini , Tushar J. Palekar
Authors: Kajol Gujar  , Seema Saini  , Tushar J. Palekar 
 Department of Physiotherapy, Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy, Dr. D.Y.
Patil Vidyapeeth, Pimpri, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
Address of Correspondenc
Dr. Kajol S Gujar,
Physiotherapist, Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy, Dr. D.Y. Patil
Vidyapeeth, Pimpri, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
Background: Many studies prove that age is an important risk factor for varicose veins but weight remains controversial. Therefore, this study aims at finding relation between varicose veins and BMI.
Materials and Methods: 110 male subjects were taken and were divided into 2 groups of 55 each. 1st group included people of age 30-45 years while the 2nd group included people of age 46-60 years. A self-made questionnaire containing 16 questions then distributed among the subjects and they were asked to choose the appropriate option. Analysis was done based on the response given by the subjects.
Results: The results showed that, pain in the legs was felt by 34% of the underweight population, 26% of the overweight population, 25% of the normal BMI population and 15% of the obese population.
Conclusion: The study concludes that varicose veins are at high risk for the population that belongs to the average and overweight groups.
Keywords: Varicose veins; BMI; Desk job workers.
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|How to Cite this Article: Gujar K, Saini S, Palekar TJ | Varicose vein relationship with BMI in male desk job employees | Journal of Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation | 2020 January-June; 5(1):6-9.|