International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Dental Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017


Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorders of Neck, Shoulder and Lower Back Region in Dental Professionals

Dr. Hemamalini Balaji [3] | Dr. Dhanraj [13]


Abstract: Locomotor system disorders are frequently seen in dentistry [1]. It is known that the most painful regions are the cervical and lumbar spine. Factors associated with professional work may predispose to back and neck pain [2]. On account of the narrow visual field of the oral cavity, having to work with a limited scope of movement constitutes high risks for lower back, shoulder and neck pain. Purpose of the studyThe aim of this study is to assess the Prevalence of Musculoskeletal disorders of Neck, shoulder and lower back region in Dental professionals. hazard.


Keywords: musculoskeletal disorders, dentistry, health of dentists, dental ergonom ics, occupational


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 4, April 2017,


Pages: 1951 - 1955


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