Project: Research

Project Details


This is a cluster-randomized controlled trial in primary health care. The overall aim is to compare patients with neck and/or back pain who are allocated to either standardized, evidence-based physiotherapy treatment or a work place intervention as add-on. Main outcome is work ability. The inclusion in three different regions in southern Sweden, was carried out 2013-2014 and in all 346 patients were included.

A special attention in this program is on how to target interventions to patients with neck and/or back pain, based on risk screening. “The Start Back Screening Tool” is a widely-used screening instrument.
Short titleWorkUp
Effective start/end date2013/01/012022/12/31

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being