Remote Working and Its Impact on Upper Extremities
Aim: The current investigation was to examine the intensity of pain in upper limbs experienced by the remote workers. Methods: A questionnaire was developed which includes demographic profile sheet, work profile sheet and upper extremity functional index. These tools were used to gather information from the respondents. Google forms links of the questionnaire were mailed to 500 respondents and of which 198 people have responded. This paper focused on the intensity of pain due to prolonged sitting, working from home without any proper workplace. Result: The pain was common among all the ages of respondents but it was little more in the male and also the pain is present in all the professions. Conclusion: The recent pandemic has put more stress on people regarding work from home, online working while sitting, a little of walking. It has impacted peopleâ€™s physical well-being by developing different type of pain in the body.
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