Fit For Work Blog

Pain Science & Onsite Early Intervention

Published Dec 12, 2018 4:30:20 PM posted in Workplace Injuries, Pain

Recount the last time an employee at your facility had a “sprain” or “strain” incident and off they went to the clinic. They came back after 3 days off, were put on 800mg Ibuprofen and a 10-pound restriction. They were told that if it doesn’t improve, then an MRI was next. Chances are you can count more than one of these sort of incidences.

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How Can the Same Injury Have Two Very Different Outcomes?

Published Dec 10, 2018 4:31:38 PM posted in Workplace Injuries, Pain

 

As a Safety or Risk Manager, have you ever wondered how two separate workers who seemingly have the same injury end up with drastically different outcomes? One is willing to work through it while the other has a surgery and ends up on disability. How is that possible?

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