Whether the client is an individual, small business, or large corporation, a safe, healthy workforce impacts the bottom line. Advantage Physical Therapy offers progressive, proactive solutions to companies in various ways: job ergonomics, job site analysis, preventative and post injury management, back schools for supervisors and employees, drug testing, WorkSTEPS Functional Employment Testing and Screening, Functional Capacity Evaluations, and Return to Work Assessments, and Fit Mask Testing.

Advantage is the oldest selected licensee of the WorkSTEPS National program and has saved numerous companies an average of 50% over the previous years’ work injury costs. Some companies of seen savings as high as 80%. Low Cost in comparison to the tangible and intangible costs of injury makes this program effective, not only for prevention, but also for improved results on fiscal management and employee health.

WorkSTEPS is the employer’s opportunity to protect the bottom line, protect the workforce and successfully eliminate worker’s compensation fraud and abuse in the following ways:

  • Identifies individuals who do not meet job specific strengths to eliminate a high risk of injury.
  • Provides employers with a capable/not capable recommendation.
  • Appropriately matches current and new employees to the physical demands of their jobs and helps protects employee health.
  • Substaniates legitimate injuries and discourages fraudulent claims.
  • Reduces employee turnover.
  • Expedites injured employees return to work.
  • Provides objective post injury management.

Types of tests we perform include:

  • Comprehensive
  • Annual
  • Fit for Duty
  • Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE)
  • Drug Testing, non-DOT and DOT Fitmask Testing For Prevention and Education

Our industrial programs offer education, back schools, ergonomic assessments, consults to musculoskeletal…evaluation for strength, mobility and body mechanics. Intervention includes anatomy, exercise, and work specific problem solving activities. The goals are to maximize daily functions, decrease future pain, prevent re-injury, and provide encouragement toward a return to health. All this is accomplished by using activities, training and education in an engaging and safe environment.

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