Morphological differences in the upper trapezius muscle between female office workers with and without trapezius myalgia: facts or fiction? A cross-sectional study.

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Summary of "Morphological differences in the upper trapezius muscle between female office workers with and without trapezius myalgia: facts or fiction? A cross-sectional study."

Work-related trapezius myalgia is a common musculoskeletal disorder in office workers. Prolonged low-level muscle activity during office work may lead to morphological changes in the muscle tissue, causing pain and fatigue. The aim of the present study was to investigate differences in muscle morphology between office workers with and without trapezius myalgia.


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Name: American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation
ISSN: 1537-7385


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