Newsletter
Language
Language:
 
News
Archival Issues
Volume 19, 2017
Volume 18, 2016
Volume 17, 2015
Volume 16, 2014
Volume 15, 2013
Volume 14, 2012
Volume 13, 2011
Volume 12, 2010
Volume 11, 2009
Volume 10, 2008
Volume 9, 2007
Volume 8, 2006
Volume 7, 2005
Volume 6, 2004
Volume 5, 2003
Volume 4, 2002
Volume 3, 2001
Volume 2, 2000
Volume 1, 1999
Search
 » 
Journal Abstract
 
Computer work as a cause of neck pain
Przemysław Lisiński, Katarzyna Sklepowicz, Wanda Stryła
Ortop Traumatol Rehabil 2005; 7(2):204-208
ICID: 443168
Article type: Original article
IC™ Value: 6.66
Abstract provided by Publisher
 
Background. Neck pain has become a common epidemiological problem. One of the reasons for this is a sedentary way of life, connected with using a PC during all daily activities. The aim of our study was to explore the relation between serious neurological symptoms and signs originating from the cervical spine and protracted time working on a computer. We were also interested in how the workplace is organized ergonomically.
Material and method. We examined 46 persons by questionnaire. They were asked about work-day organization, ergonomics of the workplace, and signs and symptoms of neck overload.
Results. Among the participants in our study we found many cases of neck pain, disturbances of sensation, loss of finger strength, uncoordinated finger movements, and vertigo. Workplace and work duration has not been properly adapted to the personal physical conditions of these employees.
Conclusions. We estimate that many cases of discomfort and ultimately pain in the neck region are connected with computer work that lasts too long with poor ergonomic organization.

ICID 443168
PMID 17615515 - click here to show this article in PubMed
 
FULL TEXT 458 KB


Related articles
  • in IndexCopernicus™
         dysfunction [8 related records]
         overload [5 related records]
         static work [1 related records]
         dysfunkcja [5 related records]
         przeciążenie [2 related records]
         praca statyczna [1 related records]

  • Related articlesin PubMed database
  • in PubMed database [ related records]


  •  

    Copyright © Ortopedia Traumatologia Rehabilitacja  2017
    Page created by Index Copernicus Ltd. All Rights reserved.