Return to Work

 

RETURN TO WORK Rehabilitation

  • Decreases RTW recovery time
  • Decreased risk of re-injury
  • Increases physical and mental work readiness
  • Enhances manual handling and task completion
  • Job task and environment focused
  • Safe progressions back to work or increased hours/duties

ACTIVATE Health is a dedicated Accredited Exercise Physiology (AEP) Practice providing services in Rockhampton, Yeppoon, Emu park and visiting surrounding areas. We currently have five full time Accredited Exercise Physiologists as part of the team.


Services performed by our Accredited Exercise Physiologist’s for increased Return to Work outcomes include:

RETURN TO WORK – WORK CONDITIONING PROGRAM (RTW-WCP) (300186);
Job and Rehabilitation Specific Exercise Prescription for Employee’s independent performance (At-home, ACTIVATE consultation rooms and/or preferred Gym). AEP’s to monitor and progress program towards RTW needs based on recommendations established in the Initial Assessment and/ or Job Task Analysis, information provided from all stakeholders, and employee factors such as motivation and compliance, and exercise familiarity/history.

Reports and/or Case Conferencing with the General Practitioner may be performed within the RTW- WCP to aid in establishing ability for Medical Certification as progressing Suitable Duties as needed.

RTW Work Conditioning Programs including AND/OR combination of:

  • INITIAL ASSESSMENT (IA) – JOB TASK SPECIFIC: Initial Consultation and Functional Assessment to ascertain current ability, tailored specific to Job task requirements and Injury.
  • JOB TASK ANALYSIS (JTA) AND MUSCULOSKELETAL COACHING: Comprehensive workplace assessment breaking down the physical requirements on the role, and ability needed for Return to Work. Aids in planning RTW goal, planning specific Work Conditioning Program, establishing and progressing Suitable Duties, and quantifying ability and job task needs for Case Conferencing.
  • SUITABLE DUTIES PLANS AND PROGRESSION: ACTIVATE Health Exercise Physiologist’s are highly skilled at assessing, prescribing, and performing education within Suitable Duties Plan’s due to our functional Biomechanical and Musculoskeletal knowledge, and experience in the field performing Musculoskeletal Ergonomic education and behavior change coaching.
  • JOB TASK ANALYSIS (JTA) AND MUSCULOSKELETAL COACHING: Comprehensive workplace assessment breaking down the physical requirements on the role, and ability needed for Return to Work. Aids in planning RTW goal, planning specific Work Conditioning Program, establishing and progressing Suitable Duties, and quantifying ability and job task needs for Case Conferencing.