Therapy is one of the most common and effective conservative treatments for patients with pain. Its main goal is to help patients function and cope with their symptoms. There are many different types of therapy, but two of the most common ones are occupational and physical therapy. Here are the [Read More]
Workplace Injury: How Late After the Accident Can It be Reported?
While getting injured at work is the last thing you want to happen to you, it is inevitable. It’s how you prepare for and respond to it that can make all the difference in how it will turn out. In the event of a work-related injury, your best way forward—aside, of course, from seeking treatment— [Read More]
Which Occupational Therapy Programs Are Best For You?
Occupational therapy is the branch of health care that helps an individual accommodate and overcome limitations caused by illness, a congenital defect, or injury. Your care plan depends on your individual needs and desired goals. Here’s how you and your therapist will determine which type of program [Read More]
When is Occupational Physical Therapy Needed?
Are you experiencing pain or discomfort that is affecting your ability to work? Or are you seeking a way to improve your health, function, and overall quality of life? Occupational physical therapy may be the answer. Read on to know more about what occupational physical therapy is and how it might [Read More]
How Occupational Therapy Can Help Today’s Working Adults With Neck Pain
Is your occupation and workspace putting undue strain on your cervical spine and neck muscles. If so, occupational therapy from the health experts at WorkPartners Occupational Health can help. Ergonomics and Occupational Health Ergonomics and occupational health go hand in hand. Ergonomics work to [Read More]
What Is a Designated Medical Provider?
If you sustain an on-the-job injury, do you know what protocols to follow? Where should you go for assistance? Will your health insurance cover all of the medical costs – or how does that even work in this case? For employees, especially those who are involved in physically hazardous and [Read More]
Who Needs to Get a DOT Physical?
In the United States and many other parts of the world, vehicular crashes are a public health concern. Injuries and deaths from crashes are preventable if we all take the necessary steps to ensure road safety for everyone. One crucial part of this is undergoing a DOT physical if you drive a [Read More]
Top 5 Workers’ Comp Questions
Workers' compensation seeks to protect workers by ensuring they get adequate financial support if they sustain injuries because of work. However, the system for workers' compensation can become confusing, especially since the outcome tends to change depending on the circumstances. Understanding the [Read More]
FAQs About Occupational Therapy
There is one thing you should prioritize over anything else – and that is your health. Yet, your health is easily taken for granted amid the many demands of work and life. If you’re not taking the time for your health now, it’s incredibly easy to become injured in an accident or from too much muscle [Read More]
What Happens When You Receive Workers’ Comp?
If you have had a work-related injury or illness, you may be able to receive workers’ compensation to help towards the cost of any medical treatment and rehabilitation necessary to help you recover. Sometimes, rehabilitation can be ongoing to ensure symptoms don’t come back or get worse, and to [Read More]
What Is Occupational Health?
One thing that almost every person has to do in their life is work. It’s a common goal to land a good job with a good employer. And although the salary is important, people today are increasingly focused on proper health and safety factors of the workplace. As people are living longer, long-term [Read More]