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RTW snakes and ladders

Gabrielle Lis

Physiotherapists and claims managers weigh in on what helps injured workers get over the RTW finish line and what sends them backwards.

In many jurisdictions, claims managers play a central role in workers’ compensation.  Given the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders, physiotherapists are also important contributors. Perspectives on RTW influences Physiotherapists say that all key stakeholders– the injured worker, the workplace, the insurer and treating practitioners – can help or hinder return to work. The attitude of the injured worker was the mos...

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