Applying principles of self-management to facilitate workers to return to or remain at work with a chronic musculoskeletal condition.

@article{Johnston2013ApplyingPO,
  title={Applying principles of self-management to facilitate workers to return to or remain at work with a chronic musculoskeletal condition.},
  author={Venerina Johnston and Gwendolen J Jull and Dianne M. Sheppard and Niki Ellis},
  journal={Manual therapy},
  year={2013},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={274-80}
}
It is incumbent on health care professionals to support patients with chronic musculoskeletal conditions to manage the impact of the condition on their life. Work is a positive health behaviour for which self-management skills are essential. In this paper, self-management is defined and the role of clinicians in promoting self-management for return to work… CONTINUE READING