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Table 2 Profile of the chronic musculoskeletal disorders

From: Chronic musculoskeletal ankle disorders in Sri Lanka

Origin of the disorder Type of disorder Cause of disorder Percentage % (n)
Non- Musculoskeletal origin    25.1 (54)
Musculoskeletal origin    52.6 (113)
  due to ankle injuries   37.2 (80)
sprains 17.7 (38)
strains 5.6 (12)
fractures 8.4 (18)
dislocations 1.9 (4)
other injuries 3.7 (8)
due to arthritis   15.3 (33)
osteoarthritis (OA) 9.8 (21)
rheumatoid arthritis (RA) 3.3 (7)
unknown 2.3 (5)
Not mentioned    22.3 (48)