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Work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs) of the upper limb have become a serious concern in many countries and have been steadily progressing for several decades. The cause of WRMSDs is assumed to be the direct consequence of repetitiveness, extreme postures, and intensive efforts in a problematic psychosocial environment. Therapy should therefore associate the occupational physician and the regulatory bodies. It may be necessary to modify the individual workstation and to reorganize the company. Such upper limb pathologies may be surgically treated but the results are often delayed and poorer when compared to the general population.Le texte complet de cet article est disponible en PDF.
Keywords : WRMSD, Occupational, Upper limb, Tenosynovitis, Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)