Preventing Workplace Injuries with Physiotherapy and Ergonomic Assessments
Injuries occur in the workplace, but most of them can be preventable. While accidents are unavoidable, most injuries in the workplace are caused by repetitive motion, incorrect posture, and overexertion of joints and muscles.
Instead of leaving their worker's health at risk, businesses can greatly benefit from physiotherapy and ergonomic assessments, which can reduce these incidents, providing a safer and healthier working environment for everyone.
Ergonomic Assessments Ensure Everyone is Capable of Doing Heavy Lifting
Businesses that require heavy lifting, such as construction and trade positions, can greatly benefit from ergonomic assessments. During an ergonomic assessment, a professional will study the work environment and tasks performed to identify any potential hazards or health risks that employees could have.
During the assessment, the evaluator may also suggest relevant equipment or workplace modifications to reduce the chance of accidents.
On-Going Physiotherapy Keeps Everyone in Good Health
Physiotherapy is not only for recovery. By offering ongoing physiotherapy sessions to your employees, you can ensure that they're maintaining the best possible physical health to perform their required tasks. Regular physiotherapy can also help to manage pain, improve strength and flexibility, and prevent future injuries.
Additionally, if any workplace injury or illness occurs, physiotherapy ensures a faster recovery. This will not only provide comfort and support to the injured employees but also ensure they can return to work as soon as possible, minimizing downtime.
At Total Care Health, we offer a complete range of services to support the well-being of your staff. From physiotherapy to ergonomic assessments, to chiropractic and RMT treatments, our clinic can support a healthy lifestyle and assist with injury recovery.
Total Care Health, based in Surrey, BC, offers science-based therapy in a compassionate environment. They have chiropractors, kinesiologists, physiotherapists, and massage therapists available to help you.
If you have any questions about this article, or you would like to book an appointment with one of our professionals, please call us at (604) 854-3090. We can help with orthotics!