The U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), reports repetitive strain injuries are one of the nation’s most common occupational health problems and cost over $20 billion a year in workers compensation. Today’s expert, Mark Glover, Vice President of Therapy Services for the Midwest Region for Concentra shares what physical therapists are doing to help employees reduce injuries on the job and help employees return to work quickly after an injury.
With over 300 centers in 40 states, Concentra is well-recognized for their work with employers. Since physical therapy is integrated into their clinics, many physical therapists have the luxury of seeing patients the same day they visit a physician with a complaint. This leads to faster care and better outcomes. To learn about some of the approaches Concentra uses to help employees improve function to get back to work or interventions they’ve help implement to prevent work related injuries, listen to the full podcast now.