Prevalence of musculoskeletal conditions, associated pain and disability and the barriers to managing these conditions in a rural, Australian Aboriginal community
Dein Vindigni1 MMedSci, Chiropractor in private practice, email@example.com
D Griffen2 Aboriginal Health Worker and Cardiovascular Worker
Janice Perkins3 PhD, Head , Discipline of Behavioural Sciencein Relation to Medicine, Janice.Perkins@newcastle.edu.au
Cliff Da Costa4 PhD, Associate Professor, Statistics
Lynne Parkinson5 PhD, Senior Research Fellow
1 Chiropractor in private practice.
2 Durri Aboriginal Corporation Medical Service, Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia.
3 School of Medical Practice & Population Health, Faculty of HealthUniversity of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.
4 RMIT University, Victoria, Australia.
5 Centre for Research and Education in Ageing, Faculty of Health, The University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.
Correspondence: D Vindigni, 12 Davis Street, Lalor, 3075
Citation: Vindigni D, Griffen D, Perkins J, Da Costa C, Parkinson L. Prevalence of musculoskeletal conditions, associated pain and disability and the barriers to managing these conditions in a rural, Australian Aboriginal community. Rural and Remote Health 4: 230. (Online) 2004. Available: http://www.rrh.org.au
Received: 10 July 2003
Revised: 13 May 2004
Accepted: 27 August 2004