While working in the dental field, many dental associates tend to result in problems with their bodies known as musculoskeletal disorders. Many of these associates tend to end up being susceptible to what is known as Neuro-circulatory disease. Neuro-circulatory disease shows up in the body as varicose veins, postural defects, and some cases flat feet. Ergonomics are the best way to help the associates to prevent musculoskeletal disorders.
Neuro-circulatory disease is a disease that can affect dentist’s that suffer from musculoskeletal symptoms. Common neuro-cicrulatory disease shows to the dentist in varicose veins, postural defects, and flat feet. These commonly effect on the dentist’s general health. Neuro-circulatory disease occurs in 30-50 % of individuals and can be develop at any age. According to school.of.dentistry.com neuro-circulatory disease is 2-3 times more likely for young woman to get then men. The disease however rarely occurs in people younger than 15.
Varicose veins are large, raised, swollen blood vessels that twist and turn. When they are developed in the legs they can be seen through the skin. Varicose veins are 30-60% more common to occur in woman than men. Patients that have varicose veins tend to complain of pain. Most patients have described this pain as cramping or aching that affects their legs. Some forms of treatments are to where support stockings that properly fit. Another way to treat varicose veins is to have good hygiene, to work on weight loss if it is needed, and to even start walking more frequently. The best way to keep the body from having any issues with anything dealing with musculoskeletal disorders is to practice proper ergonomics in dental associates.
Postural defects are another cause of neuro-circulatory disease that dentists could deal with when working. Postural defects are caused when the dental doctor, dental assistant, etc... used the wrong techniques in posture control at work. Some postural defects can include spinal problems, un-alignment of the spinal cord, and can result in carpal tunnel or other types of musculoskeletal disorders. Postural defects caused by musculoskeletal disorders in dental associates tend to through their backs out or slouches their shoulders. When an associate has bad posture on a daily basis the body tends to automatically position itself that way and it hurts the joints and bones later on in life. Postural defects will begin to put pain on any person having to deal with any of these problems. Best way to keep...