Prevalence of low back pain and other musculoskeletal symptoms and their association with work in Finnish reindeer herders.

@article{Nyh1991PrevalenceOL,
  title={Prevalence of low back pain and other musculoskeletal symptoms and their association with work in Finnish reindeer herders.},
  author={Simo N{\"a}yh{\"a} and Tapio Videman and Markku Laakso and Juhani Hassi},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of rheumatology},
  year={1991},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={406-13}
}
The prevalence of musculoskeletal symptoms was determined in a population-based sample of 2720 male reindeer herders in Finland by postal questionnaires sent out in 1986 and 1988. Sixty per cent reported back pain, 32% sciatica, 51% neck-shoulder pain, and 49% pain, aching or tenderness in at least one joint during the past 12 months. The neck-shoulder and… CONTINUE READING