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Review Papers | Physiotherapy | India | Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023
Exploring the Prevalence of Physical and Psychological Issues among Civil Engineers and the Role of Physiotherapy in Managing Them
Abstract: This review article discusses the physical and psychological issues that civil engineers face due to the demanding nature of their profession. It highlights the high prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders, stress, and burnout among civil engineers. The article assesses the effectiveness of physiotherapy interventions, including exercise, manual therapy, ergonomic advice, and mind - body interventions, in managing these issues. It also emphasizes the role of ergonomic interventions in preventing musculoskeletal disorders in civil engineers. The review concludes by suggesting the need for further research to evaluate the effectiveness of these interventions and develop preventive measures to reduce the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders in the construction industry.
Keywords: civil engineering, physiotherapy interventions, musculoskeletal disorders, stress and burnout ergonomic interventions, preventive measures
Edition: Volume 12 Issue 4, April 2023,
Pages: 1628 - 1633