Workplace-based rehabilitation for upper limb conditions in the South African context
CITATION: Hoosain, M., De Klerk, S. & Burger, M. 2019. Workplace-based rehabilitation for upper limb conditions in the South African context. South African Journal of Occupational Therapy, 49(2):57-60, doi:10.17159/2310-3833/2019/vol49n2a9.
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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.