In the hands of the gods? Spinal injuries from a worker’s perspective

Lauren Finestone

A ‘recovering interventional spine physiatrist’ makes the case for spine clinicians paying more attention to what patients know and say about their low back pain.

Thanks to a recent report, we now know that most workers feel uninformed about the workers compensation system and trust their employer to guide them through the process.  It seems that this level of disempowerment and often misguided trust is the injured worker’s lot. It does more harm than good. And it’s time to change the narrative. At least that’s the view of one ‘recovering interventional spine physiatrist&rsquo...

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Published 29 July, 2022 | Updated 02 August, 2022