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Work-related musculoskeletal injuries in physiotherapists
 
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10 Wojskowy Szpital Kliniczny z Polikliniką SP ZOZ / Clinical Military Hospital No. 10 with Polyclinic, Bydgoszcz, Poland (Klinika Rehabilitacji / Rehabilitation Clinic)
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Emilia Mikołajewska   

Klinika Rehabilitacji, 10 Wojskowy Szpital Kliniczny z Polikliniką SP ZOZ, ul. Powstańców Warszawy 5, 85-681 Bydgoszcz
 
Med Pr 2013;64(5):681–687
 
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The aim of this paper is to present an overview of current knowledge on the work-related musculoskeletal injuries in physiotherapists. The author analyzed the literature data concerning the results of studies published until the first half of 2013. Based on the reviewed literature various causal factors, sources of exposure, and effects of aforementioned injuries are also analyzed and presented. Further strategies to increase health professionals' awareness of the importance of prevention aimed at decreasing the prevalence of aforementioned injuries are required. Med Pr 2013;64(5):681–687
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