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On-the-job resistance training helps prevent musculoskeletal disorders in the neck, arm, shoulder and hand: IWH review
Strong evidence suggests that implementing workplace-based resistance training can help prevent and manage musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) of the upper extremity, which includes the neck, shoulder, arm, elbow, wrist and hand. That’s one of the key findings coming out of a systematic review conducted by the Institute for Work & Health (IWH).