News tagged with sick leave

Workers counseled on back pain return to job sooner

(HealthDay) -- Workers on medical leave because of lower back pain are more likely to return to work if they receive reassurance and medical advice on how to stay active, according to a new study.

Aug 09, 2012
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More control, fewer sickies

(Medical Xpress) -- Employees take fewer sickies if they have more control over their jobs, according to a new study.

Jun 25, 2012
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Unhappy work a pain in the back

(Medical Xpress) -- An international researcher based in Perth has found that workers who resign themselves to work in unsatisfactory jobs are more likely to suffer from serious, persistent lower back pain than others with ...

Apr 23, 2012
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Childhood intelligence linked to long-term sick leave

(Medical Xpress) -- Individuals with better cognitive function in childhood are less likely to end up on long-term sick leave in adult life, according to new research by the Institute of Psychiatry at King’s ...

Apr 13, 2012
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Rest versus exercise: Equally effective on lower back pain

Lower back pain due to Modic changes can be hard to treat and the currently recommended therapy of exercise and staying active often does not help alleviate the pain. Results of a trial, published in BioMed Central's open ...

Feb 28, 2012
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