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Prevention of fatigue and insomnia in shift workers

August 11th, 2017

Category: Injury Management Advices

Excessive fatigue and insomnia are common among shift workers. Shift work has been shown to lead to physical and psychological disorders due to the desynchronisation of the biological clock. Reduced work performance, processing errors, accidents at work, absenteeism, reduced quality of life, and symptoms of depression are negative outcomes(read more ...)

The impact of shift work on psychological and physical health

August 11th, 2017

Category: Injury Management Advices

Shift work is common over a variety of industries. Concern has been raised as to the health impacts both physiologically and psychologically associated with the regular altered routines of shift workers.   Recently, a syndrome called “shift work disorder” has been identified and can be classified with the presence of(read more ...)

The Relationship between overactivity and opioid use in chronic pain: a 5 day observational study

December 23rd, 2016

Category: Injury Management Advices

Research supports the short term efficacy of opioid use for pain relief. With the increasing use and prescription of opioids for individuals with chronic non cancer pain there is yet little evidence supporting the use of opioids in chronic pain conditions. Studies in the USA report increased mortality and admission(read more ...)

Efficacy of a workplace relaxation exercise program

November 8th, 2016

Category: Injury Management Advices

Neck pain is common and leads to a high rate of work disability. There is a high prevalence of widely reported tension type headache and migraine, both episodic and chronic that can be related to muscle tenderness. Data on headache and neck pain collected in 797 individuals (Ashina et al(read more ...)

Do Fear Avoidance Beliefs affect Physiotherapy Exercise based program outcomes in chronic low back pain?

November 8th, 2016

Category: Injury Management Advices

Chronic low back pain is an ongoing and costly problem in both the developed and developing world. It is one of the most common causes of musculoskeletal system disability and is associated with high levels of health care usage.   Treatment for CLBP is usually conservative and consists of pharmacological agents in(read more ...)

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