Clinical Research Validates FRP Effectiveness
Apart from seeing the inspiring results of our own patients, there is abundant research and literature validating the effectiveness of a functional restoration program.
Reduced Pain & Suffering
Restored Physical Function
Return to Work
Research Results & Data
In one study evaluating the efficacy of a functional restoration program for patients with chronic low back pain, using overall disability and work ability as the primary evaluation criteria....
~67% of patients reported improvements and 64% had returned to work (1)
Compared to the year before the program, the number of sick leave days decreased by 51% (1)
Other literature shows that functional restoration has 75% - 88% return-to-work (“RTW”) rates (2)
(1): Beaudreuil J, Kone H, Lasbleiz S, Vicaut E, Richette P, Cohen-Solal M, Lioté F, de Vernejoul MC, Nizard R, Yelnik A, Bardin T, Orcel P. Efficacy of a functional restoration program for chronic low back pain: prospective 1-year study. Joint Bone Spine. 2010 Oct;77(5):435-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jbspin.2010.03.003. Epub 2010 Aug 21. PMID: 20729122.
(2): Geralyn Datz, PhD. https://southernpainsociety.org/functional-restoration-use-value-structure-newsletter/