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Category Archives: Musculoskeletal Disorders in Health-Related Occupations

Doctors Cure, but Also Suffer: The Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorders in Health-Related Occupations

 

The Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorders in Health-Related Occupations

 

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) have a tremendous impact in the workplace, emerging as an ever-growing problem in our modern society. According to the Centers for Disease Prevention (CDC), MSDs “are associated with high costs to employers such as absenteeism, lost productivity, and increased health care, disability, and worker’s compensation costs.” They represent the “second-largest cause of short-term work disability” and “are responsible for morbidity in many working populations.”

 

The health care profession is known for having one of the highest risks of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMDs). Despite this fact, it is among the least studied occupation. Health care …

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