Wegner, W. Samborski, M. Ogurkowska — Assessment of overload changes in the lumbar spine of employees with sedentary nature of work; Fizjoterapia Polska ; 18 1 ; The objective of the study was to specify the lumbar spine overload changes in women and men working in a sitting position and to establish when the feeling of discomfort intensifies. Static position for a long periods of time leads to lumbar spine overload changes. Apart from professional risk factors, sedentary lifestyle also has a tremendous impact on degenerative changes in intervertebral discs.

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Background: Health professions like dentistry, nursing and physical therapy have been reported at high risk for developing work-related musculoskeletal disorders. Results of studies conducted in these occupational groups may help formulate prevention strategies. However, no such data among physical therapists has been reported in India.

Material and methods: We conducted an online survey among physiotherapists in Delhi. Conclusions: We need to emphasize the role of ergonomics and techniques of patient handling in development of work-related pain symptoms. Keywords: India; physical therapists; risk factors; work-related musculoskeletal disorders. This site needs JavaScript to work properly.

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Assessment of overload changes in the lumbar spine of employees with sedentary nature of work

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