Effective Management of Musculoskeletal Injury, A Clinical Ergonomics Approach to Prevention, Treatment, and Rehab

Effective Management of Musculoskeletal Injury

A Clinical Ergonomics Approach to Prevention, Treatment, and Rehab

By Andrew Wilson, ND, DO, MNZRO, Registered Osteopath (New Zealand) and Consultant Ergonomist, Tauranga, New Zealand


Section 1. The injury process
The type of injury. Developing a management model. Understanding the symptoms. Understanding the physiology of the injury process. Ergonomic factors. Psychosocial aspects. Personal factors. Principles of treatment and management.

Section 2. Low back pain
Epidemiology of low back pain. Risk factors for low back pain. The type of injury. Complex low back pain. Management.

Section 3. Neck, shoulder and upper limb pain
Neck pain. Shoulder pain. Elbow, forearm and wrist pain. Nerve entrapments. Multiple tissue disorders. Management strategies for chronic injuries.

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