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Table 1 Injury types

From: The epidemiology of work-related musculoskeletal injuries among chiropractors in the eThekwini municipality

Injury types Percentage of chiropractors with injuries (%) (N)
Ligament sprain 27.5% (n = 16.7)
Ligament tear 4.6% (n = 2.8)
Muscle strain 26.6% (n = 16.2)
Synovitis 3.7% (n = 2.3)
Tendonitis 14.7% (n = 8.9)
Dislocation 0% (n = 0)
Fracture 1.8% (n = 1.1)
Neuropathy 2.8% (n = 1.7)
Vertebral disc 4.6% (n = 2.8)
Other 13.8% (n = 8.4)