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musculoskeletal disorder

A popular term for disorders of the muscles, nerves, tendons, ligaments, joints, cartilage and spinal disks; it may also incompass work-related injuries.
 
Examples
Carpal tunnel, rotator cuff, De Quervain’s disease, trigger finger, tarsal tunnel, sciatica, epicondylitis, tendinitis, Raynaud’s disease, carpet layers’ knee, herniated spinal disk.

musculoskeletal disorder

Occupational medicine Job-related injuries and disorders of the muscles, nerves, tendons, ligaments, joints, cartilage, spinal disks Examples Carpal tunnel, rotator cuff, De Quervain's disease, trigger finger, tarsal tunnel, sciatica, epicondylitis, tendinitis, Raynaud's phenomenon, carpet layers' knee, herniated spinal disk. See Occupational medicine.

mus·cu·lo·skel·e·tal dis·or·der

(mŭskyū-lō-skelĕ-tăl dis-ōrdĕr)
Condition affecting the musculoskeletal, peripheral nervous, and neurovascular systems, which is caused or aggravated by prolonged repetitive forceful or awkward movements, poor posture, badly fitted chairs and equipment, or a fast-paced workload.
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All computer workers at their job are using a workstation.4 Sixty eight percent of Americans have smart phones and 45% have tablet computers according to US Technology Device Ownership, October 2015.5 Both National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and WHO defined the work related musculoskeletal disorders as multifactorial due to poor workstations.
Occupational diseases are health conditions (e.g., cancer, musculoskeletal disorders, respiratory diseases, etc.) that are caused by exposure to hazardous substances or environments in the workplace or as part of work activities.
Previous studies have shown that age, gender, psychosocial factors, workload and the mode of operation are important risk factors in musculoskeletal disorders [11-13].
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Age, body mass index, gender, academic year, family history of musculoskeletal disorders, hours of clinical practice per day, hours of study per day, smoking and exercise had no significant relation with musculoskeletal pain in neck, shoulder or lower back (p>0.05 each).
Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) represent one of the most important and common occupational health problems in working populations, being responsible for a substantial impact on the quality of life and incurring a major economic burden in compensation cost and lost wages.
Repeated exposure to occupational ergonomic hazards, such as frequent exertion (repetitive bending or twisting) and frequent standing, can lead to injuries, most commonly musculoskeletal disorders (1).
The whole processes are done manually by the workers and so most of them are suffering from different types of occupational health problems mainly work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs).
Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) are a serious problem among hospital personnel and in particular among nursing staff (Silvia, Bloswick, Lillquist, Wallace, & Perkins, 2002).

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