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Tackling Musculoskeletal Problems: A Guide for Clinic and Workplace

Tackling Musculoskeletal Problems: A Guide for Clinic and WorkplaceMost people experience musculoskeletal problems during their lifetime. Some people fail to recover and return to work, not so much because of what has happened but because they come up against obstacles. Knowing how to facilitate recovery and return to work, including when to act, is essential for successful management of the problem.

'Tackling Musculoskeletal Problems' is a manual for the workplace, the clinic, and beyond. It is about identifying psychosocial obstacles, formulating a plan, and taking action to overcome or navigate around the obstacles.

Tackling Musculoskeletal Problems: A Guide for Clinic and Workplace - Identifying Obstacles Using the Psychosocial Flags Framework


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About the psychosocial flags frameworkAbout the psychosocial flags framework

The scientific background for 'Tackling Musculoskeletal Problems' was an international Flags Think-Tank, involving 21 experts in the psychosocial aspects of musculoskeletal disorders. Their deliberations and scientific thinking were the basis for this definitive, evidence-based guide.
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Free downloadable resourcesFree downloadable resources

Access a selection of free-to-download resource material on the subject of musculoskeletal disorders, in PDF format and slides in PowerPoint format. Extracts from the guide include: 'Advice for Workers with Muscle and Joint Problems' and 'Tackling Muscle and Joint Pain: A Quick Guide for the Workplace'.
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