OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH

Working together for a healthier workplace

WorkWell Physiotherapy is an initiative of Backfocus Physiotherapy that brings together a team of highly skilled physiotherapists and myotherapists who are recognised for their expertise in occupational health.

WorkWell Programs

We provide a range of services designed to assist organisations and employers to recruit and maintain a physically healthy workforce.

Workplace programs include:

  • Workplace Assessment
  • Employee Exercise Programme
  • Manual Handling
  • Onsite Physiotherapy
  • Pre-employment Assessment
  • Functional Capacity Evaluation
  • Early Intervention
  • Onsite Health and Wellbeing Program
  • Computer Ergonomic Workstation Program

Injury management strategies for the workplace

Comprehensive training programs are designed to improve the health and wellbeing of employees. Participants are educated on the risks that sustained and/or awkward postures and repetitive movements pose to their musculoskeletal health. Most importantly, employees are provided with effective strategies to properly manage these risks.

Our focus is to help employees understand the key ergonomic principles and how to apply these to their work environment. They gain valuable insight into important workplace health areas including workstation posture, task techniques, workflow management, break structure and the important role of exercise.

Benefits of the WorkWell program

The benefits for employers and their employees include:

  • Decreased likelihood of discomfort, pain or injury
  • Decreased financial costs of soft tissue injuries
  • Improved health and wellbeing of staff
  • Increased employee satisfaction and retention
  • Improved productivity
  • Reduced absenteeism

Our experience working in Occupational Health

We have worked extensively with major multi-national companies in the industrial, corporate and government sectors, providing a range of services to assist in the reduction of injuries and their associated costs.

At WorkWell Physiotherapy we provide group and individual assessments together with comprehensive training programs for employers and employees.

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