Effect of Interventions in Return to Work for Patients With Neck and Low Back Pain
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Last updated:9th Feb 2009
The main purposes of this study: to investigate if rehabilitation programs specifically focusing on the return to work process will reduce sickness absence and disability pension in patients with neck and low back pain. To assess the work-, individual- and health factors and their interrelationship predicting sickness absence and work disability. To compare results from the rehabilitation program with results from rehabilitation program in Toronto. To which extent are the patients met by actions from employers and employment services, and does is influence sickness absence and disability and do these actions represent favourable cost benefit for the work places and the society?
|Study start date||2009-02-09|