Index to Chiropractic Literature
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ID 16327
  Title Ergonomic considerations for a patient presenting with a work-related musculoskeletal disorder: A case report
Journal J Can Chiropr Assoc. 2003 Mar;47(1):33-38
Peer Review Yes
Publication Type Case Report
Abstract/Notes Primary contact health care practitioners can play an important role in work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs) by recognizing and addressing occupational health issues. It is important to recognize ergonomics as a possible factor in patient health and recovery. A case is presented of a 36-year-old male suffering from neck and trapezius pain. Ergonomic factors at his musculoskeletal disorder. Conservative care and ergonomic changes to his workstation produced positive results leading to a full recovery. Practitioners should not ignore the possibility that the workplace may be a contributing factor in patients presenting with musculoskeletal complaints. A through patient history is the key to determining if musculoskeletal disorders are work-related.This abstract is reproduced with the permission of the publisher. Click on the above link for free full text.
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