A Foundational Approach to Return to Function: A White Paper from IAIABC

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Return to Work: A Foundational Approach to Return to Function

Tremendous strain is being placed on economics and healthcare systems around the globe by life-altering, preventable workplace injuries and long-term disability as a result of lost human productivity and societal contribution. The degree of disability experienced in many industrialized communities across the globe, as a direct result of these injuries, is not a sustainable one.

This white paper outlines the immediate need and benefit of adopting a societal approach to return to work and daily function, and the need for a cultural transformation in our societal view.