Adopting a Societal Approach to Promote Return to Work and Daily Function

Adopting a Societal Approach to Promote Return to Work and Daily Function Injuries and illnesses that result in lost time from work cost the US economy about $589 billion per year (Integrated Benefits Institute, 2012). Early intervention to promote stay-at-work and return-to-work plays a significant role in a person’s health, recovery from injury or illness,…

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2017 Year In Review

Welcome to 2018! WorkAbility Systems, Inc. experienced some impressive developments in 2017 to position itself for bold moves in occupational health. Together with our WorkAbility providers and WorkerFIT partner, we are raising the bar to promote workforce safety, wellness, and productivity from hire to retire. Find out how WorkAbility Systems and its members took on…

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Measuring Functional Progress in Response to Pain Intervention

Measuring Functional Progress in Response to Pain Intervention by Rick Wickstrom, PT, DPT, CPE, CDMS Assess Physical Function and Risks BEFORE Starting Opioid Therapy! Opioids are commonly prescribed to alleviate pain. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 38% of all non-institutionalized adults in the US used prescription opioids in 2015 (1). Nearly…

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