عنوان مقاله [English]
Background : The growing number of elderly people in the world has made them a special care provider. Caregivers of these people are more likely to experience problems like musculoskeletal disorders than other occupations. The aim of this study was to determine the risk of musculoskeletal complications and its related factors among carers of nursing homes in Sabzevar in 1395.Materials and Methods: In this cross-sectional descriptive-analytical study, the work status of 40 mothers and 15 parents of the nursing home in Sabzevar, which was responsible for moving and caring for the elderly, was conducted through a census And was evaluated using the REBA posture assessment tool and Nordic questionnaire in 1395. Data were analyzed by SPSS software version 19 and descriptive tests, t-test at a significant level of 0.05.Results: The mean of working experience in the subjects was 5 ± 1 year and the prevalence of total musculoskeletal disorders was 64%. The incidence and pain in different areas of the body were related to knees with 80% and then back 70% and wrist 52.5% and neck 42.5%, and knees 41.7%, waist 33.3% and wrists 3.8% respectively. Also, there was a significant correlation between sex and age with neck pain, age with back pain, type of work and resting activity with erythema score (P≤0.05).Conclusion: The results of this study indicated the condition of the nursing home staff of Sabzevar is poor. Therefore, by improving the level of awareness of patriarchs and mothers, their working status can be corrected.