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Back pain and work: Physical factors - Physical work. The evidence.

Frederieke Schaafsma

What does the research tell us about physical work and the impact on back pain?

Below are a series of summaries of research that explores the effect of physical work on back pain. At the end of this article the search strategy used to identify relevant articles is outlined.  The impact of various physical, constitutional and psychosocial factors on back pain is a subject of confusion. Research can be difficult to find, challenging to understand, and hard to interpret. Relevant research is summarise...

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