As a member-provider for Work Well Systems and DSI Work Solutions OrthoGo Physical Therapy is part of a nation-wide network of providers trained in scientifically proven and standardized methods of evaluating, educating and treating workers and how work andworker interrelate to one another. This is done using methods as originally developed by Dennis and Susan Isernhagen of Duluth, Minnesota, leaders in work evaluation and treatment world-wide. From evaluating a given job and it’s individual tasks, to worker education, to worker rehabilitation, Both Work Well Systems and DSI Work Solutions have all the bases covered, Functional Job Analysis:Each job and it’s individual tasks are evaluated to determine the forces required, postures, positions and activity of the worker. Pre-work Screening:This allows the accurate matching of worker to work. Once the jobs’ physical requirements are known a job-specific test can be developed to place the right person in the right job from a physical standpoint. What does this mean to the employer? Fewer chances of injury to the worker who may be unfit for a specific job and increased productivityfrom workers who are physically fit enough to get the job done efficiently. Work Rehabilitation/ Conditioning:Sometimes referred to as work hardening, this program done in a clinical setting initially, then at work and the clinic, focuses on the injured worker and getting them back into shape to return to work full time. It consists of strength, endurance/aerobic fitness and job simulation components. We can simulate any job to get the worker back to duty as quickly as possible. In addition education of the worker to use proper body mechanics and postures is stressed. Functional Capacity Evaluations:This one or sometimes two day test is performed to scientifically and accurately determine exactly what an individuals maximum abilities are. Ergonomics Assessment:This is an evaluation of a work station. It should not be confused with a Functional Job Analysis which assesses the job itself. In an Ergonomics Assessment the work station and worker positions/ techniques are observed and modifications are suggested to reduce the stress/strain/ chances of potential injury to the worker while optimizing productivity. In the end the bottom line to the employer is saving time and money by reducing injury to workers and maximizing their productivity.
Do you want to find out more about our Industrial Assessments and Rehabilitation programs and save your company money and improve worker productivity? Then contact us now! As they say, "time is money". Why waste either?
Functional Hand Exercises
Progressive Lift/ Strengthening
Job Specific Tasks
OrthoGO Physical & Aquatic Therapy 4151 W. Orleans St., McHenry, IL 60050 Phone: 815.344.9727 Facsimile: 815.344.9728 Email: Scott@Orthogopt.com