Return to Work in Employees on Sick Leave due to Neck or Shoulder Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Multidisciplinary and Brief Intervention with One-Year Register-Based Follow-Up

Line Thorndal Moll, Ole Kudsk Jensen, Berit Schiøttz-Christensen and Christina Malmose Stapelfeldt

The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of a multidisciplinary intervention (MDI) compared to a brief intervention (BI) with respect to return to work (RTW), pain and disability in workers on sick leave because of neck or shoulder pain. Methods 168 study participants with sickness absence for 4-16 weeks due to neck or shoulder pain were enrolled in a hospital-based clinical study and randomized to either MDI or BI.  

Udgivelsesform Videnskabelige artikler
År 2017
Udgiver Journal of occupational rehabilitation
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/s10926-017-9727-9
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