Chronic Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Workplace
W.B. Saunders, 1997 - Medical - 336 pages
This diagnostic and management manual addresses the challenges of work-related chronic injuries--from task analysis on the factory floor to a consideration of biological and sociological factors that influence injury reporting. Emphasis is given to the most common occupational musculoskeletal disorders, such as back, neck, hand, and upper extremity conditions.
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activity analysis assessment associated back problems carpal tunnel syndrome cause cervical changes Chapter chronic musculoskeletal chronic pain clinical clinician compensation compression cumulative trauma disorders diagnosis disability distal effect elbow employer epicondyle ergonomic examination example explanation exposure extensor fatigue Figure finger flexed flexion flexor force forearm free nerve endings functional Hand Surg increased individual injured worker joint lifting ligament load low back pain mechanisms median nerve motor units movement muscle fibers musculoskeletal disorders musculoskeletal injuries myalgia neck nerve root normal numbness occur overuse pain on resisted palpation pathology pathways patients perception peripheral physical physiologic posture pressure prevention pronator psychological questionnaire Ranney recovery Repetition strain injury result risk factors rotation sensory shoulder signs specific spinal Spine static stress supraspinatus symptoms Table task tenderness tendon therapy thoracic outlet syndrome Tinel's sign tingling tissue treatment ulnar nerve upper extremity upper limb WMSD workplace wrist