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Prognosis and course of work-participation in patients with chronic non-specific low back pain: A 12-month follow-up cohort study

Karin Verkerk, Pim A.J. Luijsterburg, Annelies Pool-Goudzwaard, Martijn W. Heymans, Inge Ronchetti, Harald S. Miedema, Bart W. Koes

Objective: To investigate the clinical course of, and prognostic factors for, work-participation in patients with chronic non-specific low back pain. Methods: A total of 1,608 patients with chronic non-specific low back pain received a multidisciplinary therapy and were evaluated at baseline and 2-, 5- and 12-month follow-ups. Recovery was defined as absolute recovery if the patient worked 90% o ...


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