Research Updates

Nurturing case management

Hannah Bourne

Might a more involved approach to the case management of workers with musculoskeletal disorders cost less AND facilitate return to work?

Take Home Messages A more involved approach to the case management and rehabilitation of workers with musculoskeletal disorders - including an individual assessment of disability, functioning and barriers to return to work, and the development of a personalised work rehabilitation plan - leads to less time off work and is associated with significant economic savings compared to conventional management. Why the research matters ...

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