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Multidisciplinary rehab costs $$. Is it worth it?

Hannah Bourne

A comparison of the effectiveness of multidisciplinary rehabilitation and standard care in the treatment of neck and shoulder pain.

Take Home Messages: Multidisciplinary rehabilitation for neck and shoulder pain should be carried out by a team including a psychologist to provide psychological treatment, a social worker, occupational nurse or occupational therapist to address the social aspects, and an occupational nurse or physiotherapist to address the work-related issues. Multidisciplinary rehabilitation for neck and shoulder pain is significantly more expensive...

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