Research Updates

RTW snakes and ladders

Gabrielle Lis

The Institute for Safety, Compensation and Recovery Research (ISCRR) asks physiotherapists and claims managers what helps injured workers get over the finish line (aka back at work) - and what sends them backwards.

Take Home Messages Physiotherapists who have received training in occupational / compensable medicine have the same ideas about what promotes return to work, and what hinders it, as physiotherapists who have not received this training. Claims managers prefer to work with physiotherapists who have received relevant training. Physiotherapists say that all key stakeholders– the injured worker, the workplace, the insurer and trea...

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