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Psych claims return to work

Part time EP… Part time Detective? Working with Psych Claims

When someone is recovering from a herniated disc, shoulder surgery, or a broken leg, judging their work capacity is predominantly based on what they can and can’t do, at a physical level.  It’s a matter of whether the client can achieve task ‘X’, given their capacity ‘Y’. Their role requires them to stand, walk, lift, …

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Functional fitness

* Alert! * Demand for Functional Information Reaches an All Time High!

How does one bake a cake with only half of a recipe?  How does one build a house when half the building plan is missing? And how does one craft a rehabilitation or return to work plan with only half the details?   Rehab providers, we know the struggle. Take a deep breath, and relax. …

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🤔 Exercise Physiology or Physiotherapy?

First published April 7 2020 What’s the difference and when you should choose an EP  Rehab processes, especially in the world of Occupational Rehabilitation, almost always involve a multidisciplinary team. Physios, Exercise Physiologists, Vocational Consultants, Occupational Therapists and Psychologists (just to name a few!). Most of these disciplines are very clear in their delineation and …

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Unconvinced That EPs Can Help With Psych Claims?

The use of exercise to assist in rehabilitation and reconditioning after a bone or muscle injury is well established, so much so that it would be considered a faux pas if there was no exercise component during an expected recovery. Cardiac rehab has been a thing, with movement slowly creeping into recovery since the 1950s, …

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😭 Chronic Pain vs Persistent Pain 😣

Chronic Pain vs Persistent Pain – What’s the Difference?   Chronic! What are your associations with the word ‘chronic?’ Imagine you were told that you have something “Chronic”. How does it make you feel? Scared? Disempowered? Stuck with something.. ..FOREVER?!Now imagine you’ve been told you have something which is “Persistent”. What’s the difference? Do you …

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Low back pain can affect your life in unexpected ways (luckily, we have some exercises to help)

For better viewing and to not disturb anybody we recommend you turn on subtitles for this video, click on settings at the bottom of the video above. For obvious reasons, low back pain is tough to deal with. But what many people don’t realize is that, beyond the hurting, low back pain also affects many …

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