work hardening to safely help you get back on the job.
Our work conditioning / work hardening program focuses on preparing patients for a safe return to work after an injury. The program includes instruction about posture, proper body mechanics, correct lifting techniques, strengthening, endurance and simulation of work tasks. We are able to simulate many work tasks. We evaluate the whole patient and teach patients how to prevent future work injuries.
On site facilities enable the patient to simulate their work
environment and duties. Our comprehensive program consists of daily sessions for up to
four hours, five days a week.
Our clinic offers functional capacity evaluations
utilizing the ARCON FCE system. The ARCON system has been an
effective tool assisting healthcare providers with date
collection for more than 25 years. It is currently being
used in over 1000 clinics nationwide.
The testing protocols include : Dynamic lifting,
isometric testing for the upper and lower extremities and
back, range of motion testing, dexterity testing, endurance
testing and activities of daily living. When not medically
contraindicated, a cardiovascular assessment using the
Canadian Aerobic Fitness Test can be used to quickly and
safely assess aerobic capacity. The protocol is designed to
be comprehensive assessment of the client's functional
abilities. The typical evaluation takes approximately 4