3328.0 Back Pain in the Work Place: Challenges, Prevention, Management, and Research

Monday, October 31, 2011: 2:30 PM
Panel Discussion
This will be a joint session between the Chiropractic Health Care Section and the Occupational Health and Safety Section. This panel discussion will consist of invited speakers who have expertise in public health aspects of work-related back pain. They will discuss the burden that occupational back pain places on society, unique research design and care challenges associated with the emerging biopsychosocial model of occupational back pain, disparities that exist in work-related back pain care and research, and funding opportunities and priorities.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe the enormous burden that occupational back pain places upon society 2. Discuss strategies used to prevent low back injuries in the work place 3. Identify the challenges associated with researching work-related back pain 4. Identify funding priorities and opportunities in back pain research
Bart Green, MSEd, DC
Bart Green, MSEd, DC

Welcoming Remarks
Concluding Remarks

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Organized by: Chiropractic Health Care
Endorsed by: Alternative and Complementary Health Practices