Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Surrey Kinesiologist Announces - "Physical Work Leads to Osteoarthritis"

This is Surrey Kinesiologist, Rick Kaselj.

Great summary research article on risk factors for osteoarthritis.

This is what they found:

- heavy physical stress at work increase risk of OA

- major musculoskeletal injuries increases risk of OA

- Rick

Heavy physical work, musculoskeletal injuries linked to increased risk of hip OA
1st on the web (December 19, 2008)

A group of Finnish orthopedic surgeons and rehabilitation physicians reported that heavy physical stress at work and major musculoskeletal injuries are associated with an increased risk of developing clinically diagnosed hip osteoarthritis (OA).

In their long-term study, the researchers, led by Riikka Juhakoski, MD, of Mikkeli Central Hospital, Mikkeli, Finland, sought to target the potential risk factors and their roles in the etiology of hip OA, which they say are poorly understood. They published their findings in the recent issue of Rheumatology.

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Rick Kaselj - rkaselj@HealingThroughMovement.com
Surrey Kinesiologist
Healing Through Movement - www.healingthroughmovement.com

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