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Association between clinician-assessed lifting ability and workplace tolerance and patient self-reported pain and disability following work conditioning.

  title={Association between clinician-assessed lifting ability and workplace tolerance and patient self-reported pain and disability following work conditioning.},
  author={Dennis L. Hart and Marian Kirk and Julie Howar and Sheila Mongeon},
  volume={28 2},
OBJECTIVE We investigated the association between clinician-assessed performance-based measures of improvement in lifting ability and workplace tolerance and patient self-reported improvement in pain and perceived disability following work conditioning (WC). METHODS A sample of 76 patients (42 +/- 9 yrs, 21 to 60 yrs, 74% male) was selected from a retrospective database because they had lumbar spine impairments and received treatment in a WC program. Patients completed self-report surveys for… 

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