Neck and upper extremity pain in sonographers - Associations with occupational factors.

@article{Simonsen2017NeckAU,
  title={Neck and upper extremity pain in sonographers - Associations with occupational factors.},
  author={Jenny Gremark Simonsen and Anna Axmon and Catarina Nordander and Inger Arvidsson},
  journal={Applied ergonomics},
  year={2017},
  volume={58},
  pages={245-253}
}
Sonographers have a high risk of musculoskeletal disorders. This study explores the associations between working conditions and musculoskeletal pain based on the frequency and intensity of pain in the neck and upper extremities. A questionnaire was answered by 291 female sonographers. High prevalence of neck/shoulder pain was associated with eye complaints and headache related to work on the computer, dissatisfaction with the computer workstation, high mechanical exposure index (MEI) and high… CONTINUE READING