Musculoskeletal Disorders Listed |

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are also known as Cumulative Trauma Disorders (CTDs) and Repetitive Motion Disorders (RMDs), and Overuse Syndromes, as well as Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSIs). Following is a list of some of the most common musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) seen in office workers which can be called by any of the other names mentioned in this excerpt.

Need for Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders

Up to 85 percent of the population will suffer from musculoskeletal pain and musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).

When workers sit or stand incorrectly, specifically in a posture that is not ergonomically correct for the individual, they can experience musculoskeletal pain and MSDs.

Because musculoskeletal pain and musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are a major source of suffering, health care, and utilization of compensation, there is a definite need for prevention (1). Continue reading “Musculoskeletal Disorders Listed |”