Work Conditioning Can Help Injured Employees in DeKalb, IL, Return to Their Jobs Quickly and Safely
Work conditioning, a goal-oriented training program that combines aspects of both physical and occupational therapy, may be appropriate for anyone who is experiencing difficulties performing his or her job due to an injury or illness. At Midwest Orthopaedic Institute in DeKalb, Illinois, our orthopaedic experts work closely with our patients to develop comprehensive work conditioning programs to meet their individual needs. This includes establishing a series of short- and long-term goals to help an injured worker safely regain physical strength and function, and ultimately return to his or her pre-injury job.
Following an injury or illness, individuals from the DeKalb, IL, area can confidently turn to MOI for personalized work conditioning services, which can be designed to:
- Minimize physical deconditioning during the healing process
- Restore and increase strength and range of motion
- Promote the safe and timely return to work
- Maximize function to achieve and maintain a good quality of life
- Prevent future re-injury or illness
- Enhance independence and self-confidence
Since our subspecialty practice was founded in 1972, the entire MOI team has been dedicated to expanding our state-of-the-art facilities and helping our patients recover as quickly and fully as possible. Our physical and occupational therapists are uniquely qualified to provide work conditioning services due to their in-depth experience and understanding of the complex and dynamic relationship between the worker, the occupational demands, and the workplace environment, as well as their ability to identify and address barriers to performance. Our evaluation and intervention services are custom-tailored to the needs of each patient to promote his or her overall health, well-being, and successful on-the-job performance.
After an injury or illness, a well-structured and physician-supervised work conditioning program can be an important step on a patient’s path to a healthier and more productive work life. If you’d like to learn more about the rehabilitation services we offer in the DeKalb, IL, area, contact Midwest Orthopaedic Institute, where you can get the right care, right here.