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Table 12 Information on diseases that may be attributable to the profession of physiotherapist 2012

From: Occupational accident and disease claims, work-related stress and job satisfaction of physiotherapists

Diseases of the musculoskeletal system N %
Lumbar spine and thoracic spine 43 50.6
Lumbar spine 31 36.5
Iliosacral joint 26 30.6
Wrist 23 27.1
Thumb-saddle joint 23 27.1
Knee joint 17 20.0
Skin diseases 20 23.5
Minor mental illnesses 21 24.7
Unfit for work in the last twelve months   
No 53 62.4
Up to one month 29 34.1
Longer than one month 3 3.5