Effects of rehabilitation aftercare on work participation in patients with musculoskeletal disorders: a propensity score-matched analysis.

@article{Fechtner2018EffectsOR,
  title={Effects of rehabilitation aftercare on work participation in patients with musculoskeletal disorders: a propensity score-matched analysis.},
  author={Stephanie Fechtner and Matthias Bethge},
  journal={International journal of rehabilitation research. Internationale Zeitschrift fur Rehabilitationsforschung. Revue internationale de recherches de readaptation},
  year={2018},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={
          74-80
        }
}
Meta-analyses of rehabilitation studies in chronic back pain patients in Germany showed a lack of sustainability of rehabilitation programs. The German Pension Insurance therefore developed an intensified aftercare program to support rehabilitation outcomes. The aim of this study was to compare disability pension rates, income from regular employment, and… CONTINUE READING