Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:

  • Discuss the national scope and severity of musculoskeletal pain and disorders (MSDs).
  • Identify risk factors that contribute to MSDs.
  • Discuss the effects that prolonged static positioning can have on the spine and surrounding soft tissues.
  • Explain and demonstrate structurally stable sitting positions and movement strategies to minimize injury and improve postural control.