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Epidemiologic surveillance of upper-extremity musculoskeletal disorders in the working population.
OBJECTIVE Since 2002, an epidemiologic surveillance system of work-related, upper-limb musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) has been implemented in France's Pays de la Loire region to assess theExpand
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Upper-limb disorders in repetitive work.
OBJECTIVES A longitudinal study was conducted to determine the predictability of personal and occupational factors with respect to the incidence of upper-limb disorders in occupations requiringExpand
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Occupational and personal risk factors for carpal tunnel syndrome in industrial workers.
OBJECTIVES The purpose of the study was to evaluate both nonoccupational and occupational factors associated with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) in industrial workers. METHODS Sixty-five workers withExpand
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Psychosocial risk factors for chronic low back pain in primary care--a systematic review.
BACKGROUND Low back pain (LBP) is a major public health problem, often encountered in primary care. Guidelines recommend early identification of psychosocial factors that could prevent recovery fromExpand
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Effects of Functional Restoration Versus 3 Hours per Week Physical Therapy: A Randomized Controlled Study
Study Design. Randomized parallel-group comparative trial with a 6-month follow-up period. Objective. To compare, in chronic low back pain patients, the effectiveness of a functional restorationExpand
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Attributable risk of carpal tunnel syndrome according to industry and occupation in a general population.
OBJECTIVE An epidemiologic surveillance network for carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) was set up in the general population of a French region to assess the proportion of CTS cases attributable to work inExpand
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Thoracic Outlet Syndrome: Definition, Aetiological Factors, Diagnosis, Management and Occupational Impact
Introduction Thoracic outlet syndrome is a controversial cause of neck and shoulder pain due to complex mechanisms involving muscular dysfunction and nerve compression. Although management ofExpand
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Work increases the incidence of carpal tunnel syndrome in the general population
The purpose of this study was to estimate the incidence of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) in a general population according to employment status and to assess the proportion of cases attributable toExpand
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Incidence of shoulder pain in repetitive work.
AIMS To determine the predictiveness of personal and occupational factors for the onset of shoulder pain in occupations requiring repetitive work. METHODS A sample of 598 workers in five activityExpand
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Risk factors for upper-extremity musculoskeletal disorders in the working population.
OBJECTIVE To assess the relative importance of personal and occupational risk factors for upper-extremity musculoskeletal disorders in the working population. METHODS A total of 3,710 workers (58%Expand
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