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Table 1 Participants who attended triage services - by instrument played, body region of injury and gender

From: The usefulness of on-site physical therapy-led triage services for professional orchestral musicians – a national cohort study

Body regions Upper strings Lower strings Woodwind Brass Percussion* / harp^ / Keyboard~ Total by body region
Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female
n = 19 n = 28 n = 9 n = 9 n = 7 n = 14 n = 3 n = 5 n = 3 n = 2 n = 41 n = 58
Head & face 1 1 - - - - - - - - 1 1
Neck 2 8 1 - - 6 - 1 - - 3 15
Upper back 4 6 1 2 - 3 1 1 - - 6 12
Lower back - 1 1 - - 1 1 - - - 2 2
Shoulder 6 7 3 - 3 - 1 - 1* 1^ 14 8
Elbow - 1 1 - 1 - - 1 1* - 3 2
Forearm 1 1 1 1 - - - - - - 2 2
Wrist 3 - - - - - - - - 1~ 3 1
Hand - 1 1 3 - 2 - 1 - - 1 7
Thumb - 1 - 2 1 - - - - - 1 3
Hip - - - 1 1 1 - 1 - - 1 3
Knee 2 1 - - 1 1 - - 1* - 4 2