Distal upper extremity musculoskeletal risk factors associated with colonoscopy.

Abstract

Gastroenterologists are at increased risk for developing recurrent thumb, hand, and elbow pain due to colonoscopy procedures. We evaluated forearm muscle loads and wrist postures during routine colonoscopy (N=12 gastroenterologists) to understand distal upper extremity musculoskeletal risk factors associated with the 4 different subtasks of colonoscopy… (More)
DOI: 10.3233/WOR-2012-0109-4680

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