Articles by ‘Andrea Thompson’
Based on the rationale that it is easier to keep a job than to find a new one, the new focus of vocational rehabilitation for workers with chronic conditions is empowering the worker to stay in...
While CFS is a significantly debilitating and lengthy illness, there is evidence to suggest a return to work is possible after effective treatment.
The best work disability programs are broader than return to work management. Improving the health of the workforce reduces absenteeism, compensation costs and improves productivity.
Evidence suggests provision of an intensive one-on-one education session can improve the short and long term return to work outcomes for patients with acute and sub-acute lower back pain.