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South African Journal of Occupational Therapy

On-line version ISSN 2310-3833
Print version ISSN 0038-2337


HOOSAIN, Munira; DE KLERK, Susan  and  BURGER, Marlette. Workplace-based Rehabilitation for Upper Limb Conditions in the South African context. S. Afr. j. occup. ther. [online]. 2019, vol.49, n.2, pp.57-60. ISSN 2310-3833.

Workplace-based rehabilitation is a growing field of practice internationally and locally. This commentary discusses the current barriers and facilitators facing South African occupational therapists wanting to implement workplace-based rehabilitation with upper limb conditions. An overview is provided of current international practice in the field and relevant factors in the South African context. Recommendations are made for development in this field in clinical practice, research and education in South Africa.

Keywords : Workplace-based rehabilitation; occupational health; upper limb; workplace health; disability.

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