Physiotherapists have a strong interest in the prevention,
management and treatment of work related injuries.
We also educate workers and managers on injury prevention. Vocational rehabilitation is aimed at assisting the individual remain at or return to work.
Safe Manual Handling
Manual Handling injuries are a common cause of back pain. You can protect yourself against damage with better lifting habits, both at home and in the workplace.
Physiotherapists are well trained in human movement. They understand how your muscles, bones, joints and ligaments work and how injuries happen. They can show you how to handle loads safely, how to prevent injury with proactive workplace programs, assess your muscle strength and design an appropriate fitness program, treat muscle, joint and ligament injuries to ensure a speedy recovery.