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The forest for the trees

Mary Harris

Identify the variables of chronic pain to achieve holistic return to work

Researchers estimate that there are currently at least 75 million Americans who experience some form of debilitating pain; and with the ageing of the baby boomers, that number is expected to grow significantly. I have been a disability specialist for the last twenty years. During this time, I have had the opportunity to serve individuals who, because of the direct and indirect effects of a medical condition, were unable to perform their work,...

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