Upper-Extremity Musculoskeletal Disorder In The 18th Century
Did you know that Upper-Extremity musculoskeletal disorders (e.g. neck and shoulder pains) have been recognised to occur in relation to work for hundreds of years? Bernardini Ramazzini, an Italian physician and father of occupational medicine, in the 18th century described it when he said:
“.. arise from three causes; first constant sitting, the perpetual motion of the hand in the same manner and thirdly, the attention and the application of the mind..”– Bernardini Ramazzini
Source: European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions, 1994
- Repetitive Strain Injuries – Are You A Victim Of It?
- Missed Upper Thoracic Syndrome
- Rapid Upper Limb Assessment (RULA)
- Office Ergonomics or The Lack of It : Part I
- When to Worry About seeking Back Pain Treatment and When Not To
- Avoid Holiday Pains with 3 Simple Ways
- Inflight Exercises – 7 Exercises To Do On A Flight
- Predicting Running Related Injuries In Novice Runners
- Spasmodic Torticollis
- Top 3 Aches & Pains Faced by Dads
- Understanding Shoulder Tears
- Aches and Pains of Chinese New Year
- Manual Therapy Through Kim Robinson’s Eyes
- Layout Your Work Surface Or Desk For Better Ergonomics And Productivity
- Tiger Wood’s Real Source Of Championship Withdrawal – Inflamed Cervical Facet Joint
- Is Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Overused In Sports Injuries?
- How Can a Physio Help With Back Pain?
- Neck: Understanding Cervical Spine And Disc Anatomy
- Gym Users – Are you OVER-working the PECS?
- Investing in Ergonomics