Barbara S Webster

Summary

Affiliation: Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of workers' compensation claimants with low back pain undergoing intradiscal electrothermal therapy
    Barbara S Webster
    Liberty Mutual Center for Disability Research, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:435-41. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Relationship between early opioid prescribing for acute occupational low back pain and disability duration, medical costs, subsequent surgery and late opioid use
    Barbara S Webster
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Center for Disability Research, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2127-32. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Association of disability duration with physical therapy services provided after meniscal surgery in a workers' compensation population
    Barbara S Webster
    Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:1542-51. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Relationship of early magnetic resonance imaging for work-related acute low back pain with disability and medical utilization outcomes
    Barbara S Webster
    Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:900-7. 2010
  5. pmc Physicians' initial management of acute low back pain versus evidence-based guidelines. Influence of sciatica
    Barbara S Webster
    Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:1132-5. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Survey of acute low back pain management by specialty group and practice experience
    Barbara S Webster
    Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, Massachusetts 01748, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:723-32. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Geographic variation in opioid prescribing for acute, work-related, low back pain and associated factors: a multilevel analysis
    Barbara S Webster
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Center for Disability Research, Hopkinton, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Ind Med 52:162-71. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Urban-rural differences in work disability following occupational injury: are they related to differences in healthcare utilization?
    Amanda E Young
    Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA 07148, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:204-12. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Iatrogenic consequences of early magnetic resonance imaging in acute, work-related, disabling low back pain
    Barbara S Webster
    Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA and University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1939-46. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint The cascade of medical services and associated longitudinal costs due to nonadherent magnetic resonance imaging for low back pain
    Barbara S Webster
    Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA Major Accounts Division, Helmsman Management Services LLC, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Boston, MA and University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 39:1433-40. 2014

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of workers' compensation claimants with low back pain undergoing intradiscal electrothermal therapy
    Barbara S Webster
    Liberty Mutual Center for Disability Research, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:435-41. 2004
    ..Case series...
  2. ncbi request reprint Relationship between early opioid prescribing for acute occupational low back pain and disability duration, medical costs, subsequent surgery and late opioid use
    Barbara S Webster
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Center for Disability Research, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2127-32. 2007
    ..Retrospective cohort study of workers' compensation (WC) claims with acute disabling low back pain (LBP)...
  3. doi request reprint Association of disability duration with physical therapy services provided after meniscal surgery in a workers' compensation population
    Barbara S Webster
    Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:1542-51. 2011
    ..To examine the association between physical therapy (PT) amount and type (eg, active exercise and passive modalities) received postmeniscectomy with subsequent days of work disability...
  4. ncbi request reprint Relationship of early magnetic resonance imaging for work-related acute low back pain with disability and medical utilization outcomes
    Barbara S Webster
    Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:900-7. 2010
    ....
  5. pmc Physicians' initial management of acute low back pain versus evidence-based guidelines. Influence of sciatica
    Barbara S Webster
    Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:1132-5. 2005
    ..Little information is available on physician characteristics and patient presentations that may influence compliance with evidence-based guidelines for acute low back pain...
  6. ncbi request reprint Survey of acute low back pain management by specialty group and practice experience
    Barbara S Webster
    Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, Massachusetts 01748, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:723-32. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to explore concurrence with evidence-based management of acute back pain by primary care specialty and years in practice groups...
  7. doi request reprint Geographic variation in opioid prescribing for acute, work-related, low back pain and associated factors: a multilevel analysis
    Barbara S Webster
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Center for Disability Research, Hopkinton, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Ind Med 52:162-71. 2009
    ..The aims of the study were to assess the extent of and factors associated with geographic variation in early opioid prescribing for acute, work-related, low back pain (LBP)...
  8. doi request reprint Urban-rural differences in work disability following occupational injury: are they related to differences in healthcare utilization?
    Amanda E Young
    Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA 07148, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:204-12. 2009
    ..To investigate urban-rural differences in health care utilization following compensable work-related injury and determine whether differences relate to work disability...
  9. ncbi request reprint Iatrogenic consequences of early magnetic resonance imaging in acute, work-related, disabling low back pain
    Barbara S Webster
    Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA and University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1939-46. 2013
    ..Retrospective cohort study...
  10. ncbi request reprint The cascade of medical services and associated longitudinal costs due to nonadherent magnetic resonance imaging for low back pain
    Barbara S Webster
    Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA Major Accounts Division, Helmsman Management Services LLC, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Boston, MA and University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 39:1433-40. 2014
    ..Retrospective cohort study...
  11. ncbi request reprint Methodological challenges in studying recurrence of low back pain
    Radoslaw Wasiak
    Liberty Mutual Center for Disability Research, 71 Frankland Road, Hopkinton, Massachusetts 01748, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 13:21-31. 2003
    ..The use of alternative definitions is also likely to impact analyses of risk factors contributing to LBP recurrence and direct and indirect costs associated with treating LBP...
  12. ncbi request reprint Maximal acceptable torques of highly repetitive screw driving, ulnar deviation, and handgrip tasks for 7-hour workdays
    Vincent M Ciriello
    Liberty Mutual Research Center for Safety and Health, 71 Frankland Road, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    AIHA J (Fairfax, Va) 63:594-604. 2002
    ..These values represent 14 to 24% (median of 17%) of maximum isometric torque depending on the frequency and motion. A table of maximum acceptable torques and forces of the six motions is presented for application in the field...
  13. ncbi request reprint Urban-rural differences in work disability after an occupational injury
    Amanda E Young
    Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, 71 Frankland Road, Hopkinton, MA 07148, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 34:158-64. 2008
    ..The current study sought to determine if this trend extends to work-disability outcomes after work-related injuries...
  14. ncbi request reprint Disabling occupational injury in the US construction industry, 1996
    Theodore K Courtney
    Liberty Mutual Research Center for Safety and Health, 71 Frankland Road, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 44:1161-8. 2002
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint The reduction of chronic, nonspecific low back pain through the control of early morning lumbar flexion: 3-year follow-up
    Stover H Snook
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 12:13-9. 2002
    ..1 pain days per month (51%) since the completion of the experiment. However, some of the subjects who did not continue to comply also improved. Several possible explanations for the improvement of noncompliant subjects are offered...