Tag Archives: worker’s compensation

Functional Capacity / Work Capacity Evaluation

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What is FCE / WCE Testing?
A Functional Capacity / Work Capacity Evaluation evaluates an individual’s ability to perform work activities post injury or illness. Continue reading

Work Related Stress & Increased Risk Zones: Part 2 of 2

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THE SOLUTIONS

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Work Related Stress & Increased Risk Zones: Part 1 of 2

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THE RISKS
All Risks Increase with Duration, Frequency and Magnitude. Continue reading

Elf Injuries and How PT Can Help: Part 1 of 3

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It’s that time of year, when we check in on Santa’s helpers to see if they can use some physical therapy. With their heavy lifting and high demand job they’re always experiencing injuries. Our new elf friend Ziggy, is the perfect patient for PT. Continue reading

October 2016 Events

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Check out our Physical Therapy Monthly Events Calendar! Focusing on events from PTandMe.com participating physical and occupational therapy clinics. Read more to find out what’s happening in your community in October 2016!
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September 2016 Events

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Check out our Physical Therapy Monthly Events Calendar! Focusing on events from PTandMe.com participating physical and occupational therapy clinics. Read more to find out what’s happening in your community in September 2016!
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What Should I Tell My Physical Therapist?

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If you have never been to a physical therapist before you may have some questions about your care and expectations. Here are some general questions and points about physical therapy you may want to talk about during your initial evaluation. Continue reading

May 2016 Events

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Check out our new Physical Therapy Monthly Events Calendar!  Focusing on events from PTandMe.com participating physical and occupational therapy clinics. Read more to find out what’s happening in your community in May 2016!
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Industrial Athlete Tips for Health and Work Recovery

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THE INDUSTRIAL ATHLETE
Industrial workers use their bodies to perform their jobs just as an athlete would. An athlete may do his/her job for 3 hours during a game whereas an industrial worker uses their body for 8 hours every day. Continue reading

Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)

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Prevention tips for strain and injury in the workplace. Stay informed.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health
Administration (OSHA), repetitive strain injuries are the nation’s most common
and costly occupational health problem, affecting hundreds of thousands of American workers,
and costing more than $20 billion a year in workers compensation. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly two-thirds of all occupational illnesses reported, were caused by exposure to repeated trauma to workers’ upper body (the wrist, elbow or shoulder). One common example of such an injury is carpal tunnel syndrome

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