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Archive for the ‘Rehabilitation’ Category
Wednesday, October 16th, 2013
Purification Tejeda, a patient suffering from extreme pain from carpal tunnel syndrome, described how she benefitted from the support of an early intervention clinic: “I was so scared about the impact it would have on my personal working life. I was given the right diagnosis, treatment and care very quickly and this helped to take away my unbearable pain. Thanks to this clinic, I can go back to work again. Work is so important to me. It makes me feel useful and responsible. I feel alive again.”
Watch Purificación Tejeda’s full story on fighting her condition and work disability:
Posted in Health Policy, Musculoskeletal Disorders, Physical therapy, Rehabilitation | 1 Comment »
Wednesday, October 7th, 2009
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Tags: call to action, Fit for Work Europe
Posted in Early Intervention, Europe, Health Policy, Labour policy, Musculoskeletal Disorders, Policy, Rehabilitation, Rheumatoid Arthritis, The Work Foundation | Comments Off on Show Your Support
Thursday, August 6th, 2009
The Fit for Work project is examining the labour market status of people with musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) from across many countries. Last week I had the pleasure of visiting Turkey to conduct a series of interviews with eminent Turkish academics and clinicians in both Istanbul and Ankara.
Tags: Baskent University, Early Intervention, fit for work, Istanbul University, musculoskeletal, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Turkey
Posted in Early Intervention, Health Policy, Labour policy, Musculoskeletal Disorders, Physical therapy, Policy, Rehabilitation | Comments Off on Fit for Work Goes to Turkey