Self-reported pain and physical signs for musculoskeletal disorders in the upper body region among Los Angeles garment workers.

Reports of pain and physical exam findings for musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are two common outcome measures independently used to assess work-related MSDs in the scientific literature. How these measures correlate with each other, however, is largely unknown. We recruited 520 sewing machine operators to describe the correlation between subjective self… CONTINUE READING