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Work-related musculoskeletal disorders have become the main cause of disabilities for workers--they have a substantial influence on their health and quality of life and represent an enormous challenge for health systems and social assistance programs throughout the world [4].
The problem pertains to the incorrect usage (non-compliance with ergonomics) of technological advances by the teleworker that often leads to work-related musculoskeletal disorders affecting muscles, spinal disks, tendons, nerves, ligaments and joints.
Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) have been a longstanding problem among dental practitioners and are known to affect their daily life.
The goal of ergonomics is to reduce Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WMSDs) through better design of working tools, equipment, work methods and the work environment.
OSHA estimates that each year, about 1.8 million workers experience work-related musculoskeletal disorders, such as injuries from overexertion or repetitive motion.
These data were collected within the context of a larger research project that investigated several health outcomes, including noncommunicable diseases, behavioral and mental health habits and work-related musculoskeletal disorders among employees of a poultry processing company.
Work-related musculoskeletal disorders cause substantial economic losses to individuals as well as to the community [4].
Unlike other professionals, the work of instrumentalist involves playing musical instruments hence work-related musculoskeletal disorders are called playing-related musculoskeletal disorders (PRMDs), which are often disabling (Zaza et al.
The work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) denote health problems of the loco motor apparatus i.e., muscles, nerves, tendons, joints, cartilages, a spinal disc and related tissues, which have been empirically shown or are suspected to have been associated with exposures to risk factors at a workplace [1].
Evaluation and man- agement of chronic work-related musculoskeletal disorders of the distal upper extremity.