The influence of compensation on recovery from low back pain.

N. E. Walsh, D. Dumitru

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The influence of financial compensation on recovery is one of the most controversial issues in the treatment of low back pain. In this review the authors include psychological aspects of compensation and the effects of compensation on injury rate, injury duration, and rehabilitation outcomes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)109-121
Number of pages13
JournalOccupational medicine (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988


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  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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