Multidisciplinary rehabilitation of chronic work-related upper extremity disorders. Long-term effects.

@article{Feuerstein1993MultidisciplinaryRO,
  title={Multidisciplinary rehabilitation of chronic work-related upper extremity disorders. Long-term effects.},
  author={Michael Feuerstein and S Callan-Harris and Patricia Hickey and David Dyer and Wolf Armbruster and Ann Marie Carosella},
  journal={Journal of occupational medicine. : official publication of the Industrial Medical Association},
  year={1993},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={396-403}
}
The prevalence of work-related upper extremity disorders has significantly increased in the past decade. Persistent pain, loss of function, and associated work disability in patients with work-related upper extremity disorders appears to be affected by multiple factors including physical capabilities in relation to work demands, ergonomic risk factors on the job, and psychological factors related to worker traits, psychological readiness to return to work, and ability to manage symptoms. The… CONTINUE READING
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