JRS has a staff experienced in physical and occupational therapy, as well as exercise physiology, and ergonomic assessments. We provide services to employers that offer an alternative to the "same old way" of managing worker's comp on the back end.

By becoming a licensee of the WorkSTEPS®employment testing program for new hires and continuing to provide other services to facilitate a return to work of injured workers (Job Analysis, Work Conditioning, Functional Capacity Evaluations), it became our mission to be THEsource for assisting employers to implement an effective HIRE to RETIRE program for their employees.

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The Benefits of a Functional Capacity Evaluation Test (FCE)


A Functional Capacity Evaluation Test (FCE) is a three to four-hour testing process that provides a snapshot of what a person can do at the time. It looks at things like flexibility, strength, endurance, dynamic material handling, repetitive activities and consistency of effort. Basically, it assesses a person's capability to carry out tasks so the person’s abilities can be matched to job demands.

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How We Can Help Transform Injured Workers Into Returned Employees

physical conditioning, ergonomics training, and education in safe work practices

Physical therapy is often prescribed 2-3 days per week, but physical therapy alone is not conducive to conditioning someone to return to work. That is why work conditioning was created to bridge the gap between therapy and returning to work and why work conditioning should be a daily program.

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Stretching at Work

stretching at work

There are five components of fitness: cardiovascular performance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, body composition, and flexibility. Improving flexibility through stretching is an important preparatory activity that is advocated for improving physical and functional performance. Maintaining good flexibility also aids in the prevention of injuries to the musculoskeletal system.

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