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Work Conditioning: How to Succeed

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It is normal for questions to arise when an injured employee receives a prescription that orders work conditioning.

Not only is it common for the employee to ask what work conditioning is, but the best ways to be successful in this type of program. Read below to learn more about work conditioning programs, as well as to discover the answers for some of the most frequently asked questions.

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5 Fun Ways to Stay Active this Fall

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Autumn is officially here and it is one of the best times of the year to be active outdoors.

Not only are the temperatures more comfortable this time of year – making it more enjoyable to exercise outside – but there are also many autumn-specific activities that you can take advantage of to get your body up and moving. Plus, staying active is a good habit to form before the holiday season arrives, as your home is likely to be full of delicious (but not-so-healthy) food in November and December.

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6 Things to Know Before Completing an FCE

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If you have filed a workers’ compensation claim, you may be asked to participate in a functional capacity evaluation (FCE) during your recovery process.

Before taking this evaluation, however, it is important to understand what to expect. Although there are several different reasons as to why someone may be referred to complete an FCE, the article below will provide a basic understanding:

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What IS Physical Therapy? Get the FAQs

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As physical therapy becomes more popular, we thought it was a good time to address some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) from our patients.

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10 Things Employees Love About Working at Athletico

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Athletico is celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year, and we couldn’t have made it this far without the strengths of our talented employees and leaders.

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Big List of Conditions Physical Therapy Treats

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Many people are unaware of the variety of conditions physical therapy can treat.

In addition to common ailments like lower back pain, physical therapy can be an effective treatment option for conditions like vertigo and headaches. Discover what other conditions can benefit from physical therapy by checking out the big list featured below:

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US Soccer: U-17 Men’s National Team goes to India

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From May 11th -26th the U-17 Men’s National Team participated in the first every international youth soccer tournament held in the country of India.  India also happens to be the host country for the 2000’s age cycle world cup to be held in October of 2017.

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Copa America Centenario 2016

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Athletico’s involvement with Copa America Centenario

At 100 years old, the Copa America Centenario is the oldest international continental “football” competition. For the first time it is being played on American soil, having only been played in South America in the past. (more…)

Stretch of the Week: Chair Forward Fold

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Week 2 of June brings us to the Chair Forward Fold

Those of you who sit for long periods of time can end up with a tight lower back, hip, and thigh muscles. This week’s stretch will target all those areas!

If you have a history of low back conditions such as pain, bulging/herniated discs, hip problems or hamstring strains or tears, this may not be the right exercise for you. As with beginning any exercise program, it is recommended to consult with your physician, physical or occupational therapist to determine which exercises are best for you.

You will need a chair, preferably one without wheels. If your chair has wheels, make sure they are locked in place.

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Occupational Therapy and the Treatment of Work Related Injuries

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Occupational therapists treat a wide range of work related injuries in the clinic, both traumatic injuries and cumulative trauma disorders. Cumulative Trauma Disorders (CTDs) are the most common injuries seen by hand therapists for the Workers’ Compensation population.

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