WORK CONDITIONING is a medically supervised, progressive rehabilitation program used as a venue to improve musculoskeletal defects. It is often used as a bridge between physical therapy and work hardening or return to work.
- Three to five day a week program progressing from 2 1/2 to 4 hour rehab days.
- Efficient scheduling with rehab initiated the day after the initial evaluation.
- Musculoskeletal reassessments performed every 3 weeks.
- Weaned from “hands on” manual therapy to self exercise program to promote independence.
- Individualized rehab program based on ones injury.
- FCE required at the end of the program if work tolerance level identification is wanted.