Research: Physical Activity, Chronic Pain & Return to Work

Research Paper Title Efficacy of ‘Tailored Physical Activty’ of ‘Chronic Pain Self-Management Program’ on Return to Work for Sick-listed Citizens: Design of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Background Pain affects quality of life and can result in absence from work. Treatment and/or prevention strategies for musculoskeletal pain-related long-term sick leave are currently undertaken in several health sectors.… Read More


MSK Disorders & Return to Work

Encouraging patients with musculoskeletal (MSK) disorders to return to work early on a part time basis is better than if they stay off work altogether. A Finnish randomised controlled study of 60 patients reports that such ‘part time sick leave’ did not exacerbate pain related symptoms and functional disability, and improved self rated general health… Read More