Research Updates

Success with systems at work for shoulders

Dr Mary Wyatt

Shoulder problems are common. Having a standard management system in place can streamline return to work.

Take Home Messages: The study reports a consistent method of a workplace dealing with shoulder problems. The employee and supervisor have clear accountability in the early stages, with backup support from an occupational therapist. A formal program supported most people to remain at work and the vast majority were able to return to their normal duties. A clear structured approach for managing shoulder problems was associated wit...

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