On-site Physiotherapy Service is a concept being increasingly embraced within occupational health and safety circles, particularly by companies who employ a large manual workforce. This service involves the attendance of an experienced physiotherapist to the site of the employer utilising on-site physiotherapy, providing 20-40 minute consultation sessions to staff either experiencing musculoskeletal discomfort / pain or who would like education on safe work practises. In setting up this service, Injury Treatment provides all necessary equipment and supplies, and only require the provision of an appropriate room in which the consultations can take place. The physiotherapist will also undertake site ‘walk throughs’ to support supervisors and facilitate workers’ compliance with safe working practices.
Why implement an on-site physiotherapy service? Musculoskeletal injuries (lower back and shoulder injuries in particular) are at epidemic proportions throughout Australia's manual workforce and have become a costly financial burden for the employer. On-site physiotherapy is proven to significantly decrease these costs by providing:
If you or your organisation would be interested in discussing the implementation of On-site Physiotherapy services further, please call 0414 433 483 or email firstname.lastname@example.org