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Volume:20 Issue:1 Number:5 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #13384
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

No Significant Improvement in Musculoskeletal Pain with Ergonomic Intervention in Office Workers


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OrthoEvidence. No Significant Improvement in Musculoskeletal Pain with Ergonomic Intervention in Office Workers. ACE Report. 2021;20(1):5. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/13384

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Effect of an ergonomic intervention involving workstation adjustments on musculoskeletal pain in office workers-a randomized controlled clinical trial

Ind Health. 2021 Mar 24;59(2): 78-85.

Contributing Authors: S Lee FC de Barros CS de Castro T de Oliveira Sato

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Synopsis

Sixty-four office employees working at least 20 hours in the office were randomized to receive 36 weeks of ergonomic intervention (adjustment of workstation to improve posture and comfort; n=32) or no intervention (control; n=32) for the improvement of pain. Outcomes of interest included pain intensity in the neck, shoulders, upper back, elbow, lower back, hand/wrist, hip/thigh, knee, and foot/ank...

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