This impact report demonstrates that integrating osteopathic care into an occupational health setting effectively reduced the number of work days lost to sickness absence and strongly indicate that osteopathy is a cost effective approach in this setting. Continue reading
Arthritis Action released findings of a nation-wide questionnaire-based study they commissioned, of people of working age living with arthritis. The research found that arthritis is associated with significantly lower levels of life satisfaction than the UK national average, in a survey of 2,074 people in Great Britain.
The research, carried out by YouGov, examined the life impacts of arthritis on people of working age in Great Britain, and explored the effects the condition can have on personal well-being, life satisfaction, and mental health. Continue reading
NICE approved Joint Pain Advisor is a new model of care to support people with chronic knee, hip or back pain.
Joint Pain Advisor is a safe and cost effective alternative to GP consultations. Involving a series of face-to-face consultations, advisors work collaboratively with people with hip and/or knee osteoarthritis and/or back pain, focusing on supporting self-management. Continue reading
The State of Musculoskeletal Health 2018 is a resource for health professionals, policy makers, public health leads and anyone interested in musculoskeletal health.
The document contains the best available data on the prevalence, risk factors, comorbidities, and impact of musculoskeletal conditions in the UK, so you can understand more about the number of people living with and affected by these conditions.
This toolkit is a simple step-by-step resource for dealing with back, neck, muscle and joint pain at work. It will help you pick out the best free resources that are right for you and your team, whatever the size of your organisation. It does not involve significant expense and can save you money in the long run. Continue reading
This webinar looks at how we can build on the current service provision for people with MSK conditions in order to identify how and where current services and support can be improved.