Acute Physical Therapy
Active Physical Therapy
Active Physical Therapy are services that simulate the work tasks of the injured worker’s job or job goal which may be provided in the rehabilitation plan. Active physical therapy services are: Provided after the acute recovery phase, Not passive modalities, Focused on overall body conditioning and not body part specific, usually up to 2 hours each session with a minimum of 3 days per week, and Focused on return to work goals.
Work Conditioning is a rehabilitation program that starts with a job goal or training program in mind. The client starts therapy on a three-five day-per-week, three to four-hour-per-day basis. Normal progression increases the duration from three to four then to five days per week by the end of the program. The overall goal is to increase strength and stamina through the use of an extensive exercise routine. The treatment plan addresses specific parts of the job that are limited due to injury. Our staff works hard to simulate the aspects of the job that each individual needs to address.
Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCEs)
The Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCEs) objectively determines an individual's current physical capacity and ability to perform work tasks. These types of evaluations are useful to physicians, case managers, insurance adjustors, employers, and/or vocational counselors to determine if an injured worker is able to return to his pre-injury job. They are also useful in facilitating a timely closure to worker's compensation claims. The clinicians who administer our FCEs are experts in the field of FCE/ Work Conditioning and have extensive experience in performing these evaluations. Components of this test may include: