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Risk factors in the onset of neck/shoulder pain in a prospective study of workers in industrial and service companies
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    • David Fishbain, Professor of Psychiatry, Neurosurgery and Anesthesiology

    Dear Editor

    In a recent interesting research report published in your journal, Andersen et al. [1] performed a 4-year prospective COHORT study with yearly assessments trying to develop variables that could predict the development of new onset neck/shoulder pain. They determined that repetitive movements of the shoulder/arm, jobs with high demands and low control were variables which were all independently a...

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