Returning To Work After Injury
Sustaining an injury at work, whether it’s a result of repetitive or overuse, to one of trauma, it can impact the family, your body, your mental wellbeing and your livelihood.
When your capacity to work is affected, it can throw your entire life off balance and leave you feeling uncertain. That’s why, getting you back on track as soon as possible, is our priority.
With that in mind, we thought to share some surprising statistics on common workplace injuries according to Safe Work Australia 2020.
- 40% of workplace injuries account for traumatic joint, ligament and muscle/tendon injury
- 18% of workplace injuries account for musculoskeletal and connective tissue diseases
- 16% of injuries are wounds, lacerations, amputations and internal organ damage
- 37% of mechanism injuries were due to body stressing, while 23% account for falls, trips and slips.
With these statistics increasing each year, there has never been a more crucial time to highlight the path we create to guide your rehabilitation and to get those in our community who are injured at work back to their pre-injury status, sooner.
Here at Progressive Physio, we pride ourselves on providing a thorough, hands-on assessment to understand your injury and establish a foundation for your rehabilitation. Our qualified Physiotherapists who are equipped to rehabilitate all work-related injuries, work alongside you in helping your body heal to what it once was. We focus on strengthening your muscles, improving flexibility and encouraging balance and stability throughout your recovery.
Workplace injuries have the potential to be an extremely complicated process and the paperwork can become very overwhelming. Here at Progressive, we will work with your GP, workplace, insurance company and any other necessary stakeholders to lighten the load, so you can focus on your recovery.
We ensure that your return to work is carefully managed. Unfortunately, we’ve seen injuries become worse due to returning to soon too quickly. That’s why, we conduct onsite workplace assessments to ensure your return to work is safe and appropriate.
We understand that the road to recovery is not only physical but mental as well. You can trust Progressive Sports and Spinal Physiotherapy to work with you and support you during this transition. Contact the practice today on (02) 4721 7798, email email@example.com or book your appointment online here.