Prevalence of Work-Related Musculoskelatal Disorders in Walailak University’s Personnel

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Praphatson Klangsin
Ukkaradate Kongkam


The study is to reveal the relationship between the musculoskeletal disorder and abnormalities
among the office workers. The 101 participants who had age range 20-60 years completed questionnaires and then were assessed to explore the musculoskeletal disorder and abnormalities. It was found that the most three pain areas were at shoulder, neck and back. The most forth abnormalities were myofascial pain, low back pain, de quervain's tenosynovitis and nerve tension, respectively. The severity of symptom was stage 1 ( fatigue during work time, symptoms disappear during night time or rest, no working ability decrease, having symptoms for week or month and having off and on.) Relationships between work experience and pain area were significantly correlated.


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