Pain pp 1069-1071 | Cite as

Identification of Obstacles to Recovery

  • Enrique GalangEmail author
  • George C. Chang Chien


Although symptoms and illness may originate from a health condition, the development of chronic problems and incapacity often depends on psychosocial factors. These psychosocial factors may be obstacles to recovery. Recognizing and addressing these obstacles to recovery and return to work is fundamental to successful rehabilitation.


Work rehabilitation Obstacles Return to work 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of North Carolina, Department of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationChapel HillUSA
  2. 2.Pain Management, Ventura County Medical CenterVenturaUSA

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