A Modified Rehabilitation Intervention for Working Persons With Arthritis (Work It)

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Boston University

Status

Unknown

Conditions

Arthritis

Treatments

Behavioral: Vocational Rehabilitation Intervention

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other
Other U.S. Federal agency

Identifiers

NCT01387100
H133B100003-1

Details and patient eligibility

About

The purpose of this study is to explore the effects of a brief vocational rehabilitation intervention on individuals with arthritis who are concerned about their ability to remain employed.

Enrollment

300 estimated patients

Sex

All

Ages

25 to 63 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Live or work in eastern Massachusetts
  • Age 25-63 years
  • Risk of work loss due to arthritis
  • Arthritis
  • Chronic back pain
  • Currently employed

Exclusion criteria

  • Unemployed
  • No arthritis

Trial design

Primary purpose

Supportive Care

Allocation

Randomized

Interventional model

Parallel Assignment

Masking

Single Blind

300 participants in 2 patient groups

Physical Therapist/Occupational Therapist Intervention
Experimental group
Description:
This group will be assigned a physical therapist or occupational therapist to meet with followed by 2 phone consultations.
Treatment:
Behavioral: Vocational Rehabilitation Intervention
Control
No Intervention group
Description:
This is the control group. This group will not receive the vocational rehabilitation intervention from an occupational or physical therapist. They will receive written information regarding job accommodations and disability advocacy.

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