No difference between postural exercises and strength and fitness exercises for early, non-specific, work-related upper limb disorders in visual display unit workers: a randomised trial.

@article{EijsdenBesseling2008NoDB,
  title={No difference between postural exercises and strength and fitness exercises for early, non-specific, work-related upper limb disorders in visual display unit workers: a randomised trial.},
  author={Marjon D F van Eijsden-Besseling and J Bart Staal and Antonius van Attekum and Rob M. A. de Bie and Wim J A van den Heuvel},
  journal={The Australian journal of physiotherapy},
  year={2008},
  volume={54 2},
  pages={95-101}
}
QUESTION Are postural exercises delivered by Mensendieck/Cesar therapists more effective in decreasing pain, reducing disability and improving health-related quality of life in visual display unit workers with early non-specific work-related upper limb disorders than strength and fitness exercises delivered by physiotherapists? DESIGN Randomised trial with concealed allocation and intention-to-treat analysis. PARTICIPANTS Eighty-eight (6 drop-outs) visual display unit workers with early non… CONTINUE READING

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