Are you an Injured worker with chronic pain who is trying to get back to your job? If so, a work conditioning or work hardening program may be the right choice for you. Work conditioning and work hardening are high levels of therapeutic intervention designed to help patients regain enough function to return to their jobs. The experienced clinicians at RehabOne Medical Group in Los Gatos, San Jose, Gilroy, and Salinas, California, can help you achieve your return-to-work goals. Call RehabOne Medical Group to learn more about our work conditioning and work hardening programs today.
RehabOne Medical Group's work conditioning and work hardening programs are rehabilitation programs that are ideal for patients that have already progressed through traditional physical therapy but still lack full function in relation to specific duties required on the job. Work conditioning and work hardening utilize real or simulated work tasks to help prepare patients for a safe transition back into the workforce while preventing new or worsened injuries.
Work conditioning programs at RehabOne Medical Group include intensive work to restore neuromuscular and musculoskeletal coordination to improve functional abilities, including the joint range of motion, flexibility, strength, endurance, and cardiovascular endurance. The primary goal is to restore an individual's physical capacities and function to enable patients to return to work. These programs involve three phases that include re-educating the neuromuscular system.
Work hardening programs at RehabOne Medical Group include individualized, constructive treatment programs designed to return employees to work. These are multidisciplinary programs, that utilize real and stimulated work activities to restore physical function. Injured workers will address safety and physical tolerances and work behaviors. These programs involve three phases that include re-educating the neuromuscular system as well as job and task-specific conditioning.
There are numerous benefits for the injured worker to achieve through work hardening and work conditioning programs, including:
The clinicians at RehabOne Medical Group will develop a personalized treatment plan based on your condition, preferences, and desired outcome. Don’t let chronic pain affect your ability to return to work. Call RehabOne Medical Group to learn more about work conditioning and work hardening programs today.