Ergonomic and physiotherapeutic interventions for treating work-related complaints of the arm, neck or shoulder in adults. A Cochrane systematic review.

Here is a journal article recently published at the Edizioni Minerva Medica site about the “Ergonomic and physiotherapeutic interventions for treating work-related complaints of the arm, neck or shoulder in adults. A Cochrane systematic review.”

The objective of the study was to “determine whether conservative interventions have a significant impact on outcomes for work-related complaints of the arm, neck or shoulder (CANS) in adults.”

The researchers concluded that…

There is limited evidence for the effectiveness of keyboards with an alternative force-displacement of the keys or an alternative geometry, and limited evidence for the effectiveness of exercises compared to massage, breaks during computer work compared to no breaks; massage as an add-on treatment to manual therapy, and manual therapy as an add-on treatment to exercises.

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