Signal processing and machine learning for real-time classification of ergonomic posture with unobtrusive on-body sensors; application in dental practice

Over 80% of dentists report having some type of back, neck or shoulder pain. Research has identified significant costs linked to a very high rate of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WMSDs) associated with poor ergonomic positioning in dentists. The annual costs of WMSDs across all occupations are estimated to be between 13 and 54 billion dollars… CONTINUE READING