Shelf Syndrome in Elderly PeopleTakatomo Mine*
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rheumatology, National Hospital Organization Kanmon Medical Center, Simonoseki, Japan
- *Corresponding Author:
- Takatomo Mine
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rheumatology
National Hospital Organization Kanmon Medical Center
1-1 Choufusotoura, Simonoseki, Yamaguchi 752-8510, Japan
Received date: December 19, 2015; Accepted date: March 10, 2016; Published date: March 17, 2016
Citation: Mine T (2016) Shelf Syndrome in Elderly People. J Ergonomics 6:157. doi:10.4172/2165-7556.1000157
Copyright: © 2016 Mine T. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
It is considered that shelf syndrome mainly occurs in younger people and often in athletes. Shelf syndrome has rarely been reported in elderly people. Although shelf syndrome is rare in elderly people, it should be suspected whenever severe pain and a locked knee are present.