Managing musculoskeletal conditions at work (Part 1) — breaking the boom and bust cycle

Lauren Finestone

A musculoskeletal physiotherapist talks about what pain is, ‘boom and bust behaviour’, activity pacing, making a flare-up plan and other useful self-management tips.

In an online event hosted by Musculoskeletal Australia, experts offered some tips, strategies and resources for people who are working and dealing with back pain or other musculoskeletal conditions.  In a 3-part article, we look at their advice for how people can manage symptoms, go about changing jobs — if that’s the best self-management option for them —and understand their legal rights and responsibilities at work. In ...

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Published 09 February, 2023 | Updated 14 February, 2023