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Santa Deals With Worker's Comp, Too

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It’s the busy season at Santa’s workshop and that usually means a few headaches for Santa. Ginger, Santa’s longest-employed elf, injured her knee when she tried to hurry through the workshop to deliver a needed doll body part to one of her co-elves, and twisted her knee. (Elves have very small knees and ligaments, so, it doesn’t take much force for one of those babies to tear!)

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When is a Work Conditioning Program Used?

Work Conditioning Program

Work conditioning is a comprehensive program that focuses on the whole body, not just the area of injury. For example, when a worker attends physical therapy after a right shoulder surgery, the therapist only works with the right shoulder. Physical therapy goals focus on improving range of motion and lessening pain with ice, heat and other techniques. Treatment is focused on the injured area and to help regain function of that area.

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Why is Work Conditioning a Frequent Recommendation in an FCE?

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There is a perception that FCEs are used as a marketing tool for work conditioning. In many of the invalid (and some valid) FCEs, work conditioning is offered as one recommendation. However, let’s examine some reasons why this is so.

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