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  1. Parsons, Kelley S. MA
  2. Galinsky, Traci L. PhD
  3. Waters, Thomas PhD


Home healthcare is one of the fastest-growing professions, currently employing more than 1 million workers in the United States. Unfortunately, these workers sustain an exceptionally high rate of musculoskeletal disorders. This is the first article in a two-part series providing information and suggestions for preventing overexertion that can lead to such disorders.