Work Conditioning and Functional Capacity Evaluations

Premier Therapy Associates in Edmonds

Work Conditioning

At Premier Therapy Associates in Edmonds

Designed for patients who have been injured on the job, but are not yet ready to return to work at their full capacity.

The primary objective of the Work Conditioning program is to restore physical capacity and function to enable the injured worker to return to his or her pre-injury job.

A multi-disciplinary approach that includes physical and occupational therapists.

Intensive, goal-oriented conditioning program designed to restore neuromuscular and musculoskeletal function including strength, power, endurance, joint mobility, ROM, flexibility, motor control, cardiovascular endurance and functional abilities.

Training and conditioning in proper body mechanics for lifting, carrying, overhead activities, stooping, crouching and other simulated work activities.

 

Functional Capacity Evaluations

At Premier Therapy Associates in Edmonds

In the case that the injured worker reaches maximum medical potential and is unable to return to his or her full capacity job demands, a Functional Capacity Evaluation may be completed. The Functional Capacity Evaluation is designed to assess the injured worker’s permanent limitations, capabilities and/or modification and retraining parameters.