Do Your Workers Receive Opioids or Job-Specific Physical Therapy?

Do Your Workers Receive Opioids or Job-Specific Physical Therapy? All too often, injured workers are over-prescribed medications for pain, rather than consulting with physical therapists who will emphasize self-management of symptoms, physical fitness, and safe work participation. Salt et al. compared treatments for low back pain (LBP) and found that opioids were over-utilized, compared to…

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