Aims & Scope

Journal of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association (JPOA) is the Official Publication of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association (POA) which is a registered, non profit academic association of qualified Orthopaedic surgeons of Pakistan and Azad Kashmir. Journal of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association considers manuscripts on topics pertaining to musculoskeletal system from Pakistan and abroad. Our goal is to update readers of original research conducted nationally and internationally. The target viewers of the journal include Orthopaedic and trauma surgeons, plastic surgeons, spine surgeons, physiotherapists, researchers, residents, students, nurses and health care professionals. Our priority and main focus is local research but with international application on musculoskeletal trauma and diseases which are not commonly found in west.

The aim of Journal of Pakistan Orthopaedic Association (JPOA) is to encourage and promote research and publication in the field of Orthopaedics and musculoskeletal trauma by publishing peer reviewed high quality research articles. The journal publishes editorial, review articles, original articles, case reports, case series, special communication, commentary and letters to the editor on topics (adult and paediatric) pertaining to musculoskeletal system. This website contains all full text articles published in JPOA. The publishing frequency of JPOA is four issues per year (i.e. March, June, September and December) and available on line and in print.