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Table 1 MUSKA study eligibility criteria

From: Evaluation of the efficacy of a short-course, personalized self-management and intensive spa therapy intervention as active prevention of musculoskeletal disorders of the upper extremities (Muska): a research protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Inclusion criteria
-Latent or symptomatic UE-MSD according to the SALTSA European consensus/INRS (French occupational health and safety agency) with a score on the Nordic questionnaire >2
-With or without a history of sick leave and working at the time of inclusion
-Age: >18 years <65 years
-Patient covered under national health insurance (person insured or dependent)
-Patient has given informed written consent to participate in the study
Non inclusion criteria
-Contraindication to spa therapy:
 Unstable angina
 Myocardial infarction within the previous 6 months
 Cerebrovascular accident within the previous 6 months
 Recent thrombophlebitis
 Attack of inflammatory rheumatism
 Progressive cancer
 Vascular surgery within the previous 6 months
-Course of spa therapy within the previous 12 months
-Behavioral disorders or comprehension difficulties making assessment impossible