Authors: Lyubomyr Lytvynchuk, Andrii M. Sergienko, Kiev, Ukraine

Advantages:

Taking care of themselves the surgeons save strength to deliver medical service to the patients. The accuracy of the hand and fingers movements is dependent on the physical status of the whole body.

Methods:

The idea is to make the surgeons pay attention to the self-posturing during the surgery and to increase their physical activity during the operating day. Some Yoga exercises are recommended to perform in short brakes between the surgeries keeping govel and gloves sterile.

Effectiveness / Safety:

Such an approach extends the surgeon’s ability to concentrate on the operating field, supports the microsurgical manipulation to be more precise, increases the surgeon’s back and neck muscles activity, decreases the appearance of back and neck pain after the surgery.