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Upper extremity trauma: What happens after workers return to work?


Friyana Bhabha

Understanding work and cost outcomes of overuse arm problems.

Take Home Messages: Most workers with overuse disorders of the upper extremities (arms) return to work at least once. Two-thirds continue to experience recurrent pain and disability. Accommodating these workers by supporting workplace modifications plays an important role in their return to work and job productivity.  As with the management of back problems, the workplace can play a major role in preventing recurre...

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