Research Updates

Does RTW training for physios improve outcomes?

Gabrielle Lis

RTW training for physiotherapists changes physical and mental health outcomes but not RTW outcomes, according to preliminary research from Victoria.

Research update – physio Take Home Messages: Physiotherapists who receive training in compensable medicine, and who are remunerated in a way that supports communication with employers, insurers and treating practioners, as well as the injured worker, may see better results than standard physiotherapists in terms of: • The physical health of the worker; and • Return to usual activities for the worker. There i...

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