Rehab

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, …

Part time EP… Part time Detective? Working with Psych Claims Read More »

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. …

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

Let’s Get Techy! Why We Use HRV for Chronic Fatigue

We are in a technology age, and thank goodness for it. Objective data, right at your fingertips. Literally.  Ahh yes… Gone are the days of relying solely on subjective comments from the client or your own subjective opinions! Gone are the days of not being able to predict or understand changes in fatigue levels! Gone …

Let’s Get Techy! Why We Use HRV for Chronic Fatigue Read More »

N.I.C.E. Reinforces our Fatigue Management Programs! (But we may need a new job title…)

As Exercise Physiologists, we like to advocate for the benefits of exercise for almost every health condition under the sun (of course – exercise is in the name!). But the use of exercise for chronic fatigue conditions is controversial. The initial recommendation for Graded Exercise Therapy as proposed by the PACE study in 2011 has …

N.I.C.E. Reinforces our Fatigue Management Programs! (But we may need a new job title…) Read More »

Zooming Towards Better Cancer Recovery

Four rounds of chemotherapy over 3 months …and this was after cancer had already eaten away 13 kg of her body!  After 6+ months of cancer, cancer scans, cancer appointments, cancer treatment, and pushing through the full cancer experience, physically, mentally, emotionally, Sarah * was keen to just get back to a normal life.   But …

Zooming Towards Better Cancer Recovery Read More »