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A person's beliefs about back problems influence how they engage with treatment, so providing...
Pessimistic beliefs about back pain can prolong suffering and prevent proper treatment
People with chronic low back pain can lose their sense of control over life, a major...
A range of studies explore whether psychosocial factors contribute to the development of back pain
What does the research tell us about physical work and the impact on back pain?
Less invasive treatments should be first port of call for low back pain.
Research shows that older workers CAN work overtime and remain productive
How do we diagnose and treat chronic pain?
A study looking at factors influencing the return to work and recovery of injured workers in...
Identifying the needs of families caring for someone with a traumatic brain injury.
If a sense of workplace control is linked to good health, how can it be fostered?
What can employers do to tackle the problem of job dissatisfaction?
This article explores some of the ways to manage and prevent major depression in the workplace.
Productivity suffers when workers are depressed - but are some depressed workers more prone to...