Work Rehabilitation

By providing work rehabilitation, educating employees on safe work habits, and creating environments where injuries are preventable, Athletico Physical Therapy really does go to work for you.  From the time of injury through case closure, our work rehabilitation services make the entire process a cost-effective and timely manner for everyone involved.

Athletico's Work Rehabilitation ProgramView a list of locations offering this service.

Work Rehabilitation Services:


The Matheson System*The Matheson System is training protocol for the long-term success of occupational and work rehabilitation and safety programs by training, equipping, and supporting allied health and safety professionals.

Athletico also offers a number of preventative and educational services.  Work rehabilitation specialists are trained to assess the work environment and worker behaviors in order to customize intervention techniques and programs.  Programs include the following:

  • Job-Site Evaluations
  • Job Analysis
  • Workplace/Ergonomic Assessment
  • Post-offer/Pre-employment Testing
  • Injury Prevention Strategies
  • Spine Control Classes

Benefits of Athletico’s Work Rehabilitation Program

Comprehensive:  Athletico Physical Therapy offers timely, cost-effective work rehabilitation services designed to not only treat on-the-job injuries, but also return injured workers to the job with minimal risk of re-injury.

Convenient:  Patients are guaranteed easy access to any of our convenient locations within 24-48 hours of their initial call.  This allows us to minimize down time by quickly assessing injures and setting return-to-work goals.

Customized:  Based on a valid job description and comprehensive interview of the injured worker, our rehabilitation specialist will develop return-to-work goals specific to each patient’s injury and on-the-job activities.

Coordinated Communication:  Our comprehensive, convenient, and customized approach to work rehabilitation extends beyond the injured worker.  Athletico staff provides timely communication to all involved parties, including employers, primary physicians, case managers, and legal representatives.  In addition to the rehabilitation progress, we will provide 24-hour notice of patient cancellations or no-shows for scheduled appointments.



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