Section 1. The injury process
The type of injury. Developing a management model. Understanding the symptoms. Understan ding the physiology of the injury process. Ergonomic factors. Psycho social aspects. Personal factors. Principles of treatment and manage ment.
Section 2. Low back pain
Epidemiology o f low back pain. Risk factors for low back pain. The type of injury. Complex low back pain. Management.
Section 3. Neck, s houlder and upper limb pain
Neck pain. Shoulder pain. El bow, forearm and wrist pain. Nerve entrapments. Multiple tissue diso rders. Management strategies for chronic injuries.
References. cumulative and chronic types of injury. The book will be a valuable resource for all practitioners who deal with the management of musculoskeletal pain as part of their day to day practice.
""This volume sets out to provide an overview of the clinical and ergonomic management of work-related muscolo-skeletal ill health. The format and text make it easily read and digested. The text is widely referenced and likely to encourage readers to extend their knowledge base further. It is a soft-back publication, on good quality paper, with the text literally illustrated with line drawings, charts and photographs."" J M Hoenich, Physiotherapy, April 2002