This book addresses the complexity of preventing, diagnosing, and treating musculoskeletal pain and disability disorders in the workplace. Divided evenly between common occupational pain disorders, conceptual and methodological issues, and evidence-based intervention methods, this comprehensive reference presents current findings on prevalence, causation, and physical and psychological aspects common to these disorders. Attention is given to working-world concerns, including insurance and compensation issues and AMA guidelines for disability evaluations. Also, specialized chapters offer lenses for understanding and administering the best approaches for treating specific pain disorders, and explore what workplaces can do to accommodate affected employees and prevent injuries from occurring in the first place.The exercise programs led to similar decreases in pain, indicating that the exact type of exercises may be of weak importance to ... (15 weeks, progressive light resistance training and guidance on postural and movement control) followed by no intervention (15 weeks); or no ... Manual Therapy: Bang et al. evaluated the effect of manual therapy as an add-on treatment to exercises (Bang aamp; Deyle, 2000).
|Title||:||Handbook of Musculoskeletal Pain and Disability Disorders in the Workplace|
|Author||:||Robert J. Gatchel, Izabela Z. Schultz|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2014-05-08|