Ex Phys & RTW

A Tale of Friendship – Exercise Physiologists and Rehab Providers

We harp on and on about how we love working within a multidisciplinary team to help get our clients back to work – because it’s true! Having a cohesive group of professionals who are willing to collaborate makes all the difference in achieving positive outcomes.  Returning a client to work is not always a straightforward …

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Education is Key! A Kidney Cancer Case Study

Education about the importance of exercise is one of the most valuable offerings that we have for our clients.  It’s probably also one of the most overlooked components when patients are discharged from acute-stage treatment and left to self-manage their own condition – as was the case in this kidney cancer case study. (Yet another …

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Hard Truths about Heart Disease – and a Case Study

Here are a few hard truths about the heart health of Australians…  From data collected in 2017-2018, almost 3% of the Australian population were living with coronary heart disease (1). During this same time period, it is estimated that 61,800 people aged 25+ had a coronary-related event, such as a heart attack or angina (1). …

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How Exercise Physiology can Help with Routine

Let’s talk about routine… How important is it in our day-to-day life, really?? You know that feeling when you’re on holiday, and all those good lifestyle practises – like the gym, early bedtimes and food prep – just feel so far away?  So when work starts back up again, there’s that little part of you …

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Chronic Pain – A Case Study

In our last article, we talked about managing pain flare-ups and in doing so, preventing pain “scare-ups”.  We touched a little on the complexity of chronic pain, including some of the elements outside of the physical contributors to pain, and their importance when considering pain management. The importance of these non-physical contributors is becoming more …

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Our Newest Fixed Fee Program for Mental Health

Our Company Director Brad Domek published a Linked-in article last week which served as a timely reminder of why fixed fee programs are such an advantage to case managers!  He spoke about simplifying the budgeting process – by knowing exactly what something is going to cost before it is purchased. Less number crunching and cost/benefit …

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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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* 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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