Chronic back pain and work disability: Vocational outcomes following multidisciplinary rehabilitation

@article{Feuerstein1994ChronicBP,
  title={Chronic back pain and work disability: Vocational outcomes following multidisciplinary rehabilitation},
  author={Michael Feuerstein and Lynne Menz and Thomas R. Zastowny and Bruce A. Barron},
  journal={Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation},
  year={1994},
  volume={4},
  pages={229-251}
}
Studies indicate that work disabled chronic back pain patients out of work for longer than three months have a reduced probability of returning to work. The escalating personal and economic costs (indemnity and health care) associated with such long term disability have facilitated efforts at multiple levels to prevent and more effectively manage work disability. Multidisciplinary rehabilitation (MDR) targeted at return to work represents one such approach. The approach is based upon a… CONTINUE READING

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