The effectiveness of ergonomic interventions in material handling operations.

In conclusion, there was some evidence that the interventions were effective in reducing employee-reported pain for highly exposed employees. PMID: 32501244 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Applied Ergonomics - Category: Occupational Health Authors: Tags: Appl Ergon Source Type: research

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Authors: Gu Y, Yao Q, Xu Y, Zhang H, Wei P, Wang L Abstract BACKGROUND This was a prospective comparative study of mixed reality (MR) technology assisted lumbar pedicle screws placement and traditional lumbar pedicle screws placement. MATERIAL AND METHODS Fifty cases of lumbar pedicle screws placement were randomly divided into 2 groups: 25 cases with MR technology in group A, and 25 cases without MR technology in group B. All patients had their scores on the Oswestry disability index (ODI) of low back pain and the visual analog scale (VAS) of the affected lower limb recorded at pre-operation. Blood loss, operative...
Source: Medical Science Monitor - Category: Research Tags: Med Sci Monit Source Type: research
Conclusions. The use of the extension device for manual height adjustment of the hospital bed developed from this study helps to prevent LBP among healthcare workers across settings. PMID: 32646297 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics - Category: Occupational Health Tags: Int J Occup Saf Ergon Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 10 July 2020Source: Journal of PhysiotherapyAuthor(s): Ronaldo Fernando de Oliveira, Leonardo Oliveira Pena Costa, Leonardo Penteado Nascimento, Lívia Leticia Rissato
Source: Journal of Physiotherapy - Category: Physiotherapy Source Type: research
If you have a bad hip and lower back pain, a new study suggests that hip replacement surgery may solve both issues at once.
Source: WebMD Health - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
FRIDAY, July 10, 2020 -- Symptomatic low back pain (LBP) resolves in 82 percent of patients with hip and back pain who undergo total hip arthroplasty (THA), according to a study presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2020 Virtual...
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To evaluate the eligibility of the movement-based classification systems in the diagnosis of patients with low back pain.
Source: Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies - Category: Physiotherapy Authors: Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: This study shows that not all fields considered important by patients to their function are being evaluated, and emotional and contextual factors should be included in clinical assessments in order to fully understand patient need. PMID: 32646318 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Clinical Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Tags: Clin Rehabil Source Type: research
ConclusionDespite that MSDs are rising as an important cause of disability in Iran, these conditions are not sufficiently addressed in health policies. There is urgent need for cross-sectoral engagement, especially addressing the MSDs in females.
Source: Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
THURSDAY, July 9, 2020 -- If you have a bad hip and lower back pain, a new study suggests that hip replacement surgery may solve both issues at once. Researchers at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City focused on 500 patients who...
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-Pimenta CA Abstract OBJECTIVES: to verify the effects of hierarchization and in vivo exposure for fear of pain, avoidance of movement, and anxiety in chronic low back pain. METHODS: quasi-experimental study. The 27 patients who participated graded the damage associated with the movements in each of the 40 activities of daily living depicted in pictures using a scale from 0 to 100. The patients chose five out of all the activities that received a score higher than 50 to carry out the exposure. The intensities of fear and anxiety were measured before and after each exposure session. RESULTS: the frequenci...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - Category: Nursing Authors: Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research
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