It is no mystery that there are significant costs and loss time associated with soft tissue injuries in the workplace. Sprains and strains account for 41 percent of all workplace injuries and illnesses requiring days away from work. The musculoskeletal disorders or MSD’s as they are called in the Industry, are difficult to assess and ultimately are handled differently by providers across the country. With little standardization and consistency of care delivery, the outcomes are varied from one provider to the next. The solution is the development of an integrated approach that manages and reduces risk throughout the continuum of care.
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