CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Urology Times®, the leading multimedia platform for urologists and allied health professionals, released the results of its survey focused on urologists’ pain and injury while working with patients. The results showed that 90% of urologists suffer pain from work-related tasks.
“A great deal of exploratory work within the field of medicine often neglects the consideration of the practicing professionals,” said Michael J. Hennessey Jr., president of MJH Life Sciences™. “We are excited to share the results of this survey to reveal the physical pain and injury that are commonly associated with being a urologic surgeon.”
Urology Times® surveyed over 160 urologists and found that 90% of respondents experienced work-related musculoskeletal pain or other discomfort over the course of their career. Most experienced pain in the neck, back and shoulders, and 28% of urologists were able to continue working despite significant discomfort.
The survey results also revealed that 20% of participants have been diagnosed with degenerative lumbar spine disease and 17% have been diagnosed with degenerative cervical spine disease.
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Urology Times® is the leading multimedia resource for urologists and allied health professionals. Urology Times® provides readers with clinical analysis, policy perspectives and practical advice to improve their practice. The No. 1 read publication reaching the full spectrum of specialists treating urologic disorders, Urology Times® keeps urologists up to date so they can provide better patient care while running a more efficient practice. Urology Times® is a brand of MJH Life Sciences™, the largest privately held, independent, full-service medical media company in the U.S. dedicated to delivering trusted health care news across multiple channels.