Desloge, MO

Desloge, MO

Work is an important part of who we are and how we care for our loved ones. When you are hurt, our rehabilitation care will help you return to work swiftly and safely.

Work Injury Rehabilitation Desloge, MO. Suffering an injury through work can be a life-changing event. Your work allows you to provide for you and your family. Our occupations, in part, define our identities and our self-esteem. Being injured at work and unable to perform your duties is typically an overwhelming and stressful experience. With a work injury rehabilitation program in Desloge, MO led by experienced and qualified physical or occupational therapists, you will be able to recover safely and resume working efficiently.

The practiced Desloge, MO physical and occupational therapists on our team have dedicated their careers to treating the injured worker and work closely with others involved in your care, including your employer, your insurance company, your physician and, in some cases, your nurse case manager. We work closely with all members of the team to guide your recovery and ensure a proper and safe outcome. Talk to a therapist about your Desloge, MO work injury today by calling us now.

What is a work injury?

A work injury can happen to anyone working any kind of job in Desloge, MO and across the country. Every year, 2.8 out of every 100 workers in the private workforce are injured on the job. The types of injuries, the severity of the injury, and the injury’s effect on the worker’s ability to perform their job duties that result from a workplace injury differ.

Though certain jobs are inherently more dangerous, workplace injuries and conditions can develop doing any job.

Some common causes of work injuries in Desloge, MO include:

  • Overexertion
  • Repetitive motion
  • Slips and falls
  • Falls
  • Auto accidents, like car and truck accidents
  • Machine-related malfunctions
  • Falling objects
  • Being struck or pinned by an object
  • Voilent behavior

According to the US. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2019, the most common work injuries that employees experience are:

  1. Sprains, strains, and tears
  2. Pain and soreness
  3. Wounds and lacerations
  4. Bruises and contusions
  5. Fractures
  6. Burns

In addition to the six most common types of injuries, other injuries such as tendonitis and carpal tunnel syndrome have caused workers to miss time from work, averaging over 30 days of work missed per injured worker. Your injuries and your experience of them are unique and therefore require specialized and tailored treatment. With proper management from injury through return to work, there is the opportunity to shorten the recovery duration and minimize the long-term effects of your injury.

Desloge, MO Work Injury Options

Getting hurt at work can cause uncertainty, anxiety, loss of identity, and financial strain. While this can result in a stressful situation for you and your family, we understand and have extensive experience in guiding workers through their work injury rehabilitation in Desloge, MO. Because of our extensive experience in working together with others involved in your Desloge, MO work injury claim, you can rest assured that we will be partners with you in your recovery. Our focus will be on helping you to manage your injury while progressing you towards a safe and effective return to the workplace.

If you have suffered an injury or illness inhibiting your ability to report to work and complete your job duties, a comprehensive work injury rehabilitation program can help you. Your precise Desloge, MO work injury rehabilitation program is designed around your condition and your goals and needs for recovery. The Desloge, MO work injury rehabilitation therapists of Axes Physical Therapy provide tailored care of the work injuries that keeprevent you from work and other activities.

When you seek Desloge, MO work injury rehabilitation from Axes Physical Therapy, you will be paired with an experienced clinician who specializes in working with injuries like the ones you have. Our physical therapists provide the individualized, tailored care we are known for by doing the following:

  • Perform a preliminary exam used to evaluate your mobility level, areas of pain, range of motion, movement quality, strength, and balance. Through our work, we will develop an understanding of your history, the activities and movements required to do your work, and how your injury is limiting your ability to perform those duties to plan the most successful Desloge, MO work injury rehabilitation program specifically for you.
  • Provide a personalized work injury rehabilitation treatment program near Desloge, MO, carefully planned around your rate of tissue healing and progress toward a functional recovery.
  • Assist you in preparing to return to work through return-to-work strategies such as strengthening exercises, conditioning, handling of materials, education, and whatever modifications you require to help you be able to perform you job duties safely.
  • Coordinate your care and return to work. We will work closely with the other stakeholders involved in your claim and ensure that communication regarding your recovery and progress is clear, concise, and timely.

Our Desloge, MO Work Injury Rehabilitation Services

As an Axes work injury rehabilitation patient, we will design a work injury treatment plan that will:

  • Facilitate your safe return to work after a work injury
  • Restore your movement and level of function to allow you to go about your life as usual
  • Prevent future injuries from occuring

When you begin our advanced work injury rehabilitation program, you will work with a qualified physical therapist or occupational therapist from St. Louis who specializes in treating your specific injury or condition. The physical therapist or occupational therapist leading your work injury rehabilitation program in Desloge, MO creates a individualized couse of treatment depending on your condition, your priorities for your recovery, and the requirements of your job. You may receive care based on:

  • Acute Injury Management
    • Range of motion
    • Strength
    • Joint mobility
    • Job-specific exercise
    • Projection of joints after surgery
  • Advanced Strengthening
    • Advanced strengthening exercises
    • Strength training
    • Cardio conditioning
    • Job-specific tasks
    • Positional tolerances
  • Return-To-Work Program
    • Exercise progression
    • Handling of materials
    • Positional tolerances
    • Job-specific tasks
    • Cardio conditioning

Our detailed Desloge, MO work injury rehabilitation program promises a safe return to work that is on pace for the type and severity of your injury while protecting you from risk of additional or lasting damage. We understand that our role as your work injury rehabilitation provider is essential. In addition to providing quality, customized, evidence-based rehabilitative care for your injuries, we work closely with all parties involved in your transition back to work, alleviating the anxiety and uncertainty of having to miss work while you heal. We remain in close contact with your medical providers, your employer, and the workers’ compensation benefit provider.

Begin Work Injury Rehabilitation Near Desloge, MO Today | Axes Physical Therapy

We understand how important work can be. Going to work and doing your job every day is how you are able to meet your family’s needs and your own needs. For many of us, our work also plays a significant role in our identity. Axes Physical Therapy believes that providing accessible, effective work injury rehabilitation care to injured workers in Desloge, MO and throughout Greater St. Louis is one of the most vital roles in our community. Quality Desloge, MO work injury rehabilitation minimizes your time away from work, reduces the long-term effects of your injuries, and ensures a safe and successful transition back to your workplace.

Do not hesitate. Start receiving work injury rehabilitation care right away. For quality rehabilitative care tailored to your unique needs as an injured worker, call Axes Physical Therapy now. Our locally owned and operated facilities make Desloge, MO work injury rehabilitation and other physical and occupational therapy services available to workers throughout the Greater St. Louis area. Find out what we can do to restore your movement and return to work safely by contacting usa today or visiting the location nearest you.

Services Offered

Services Offered
  • Physical Therapy
    • Pre/Post Surgical Rehabilitation
    • Acute Injury Management
    • Chronic Injury Management
  • Work Conditioning/Hardening
  • Functional Capacity Evaluations
  • Certified Hand Therapy
  • Sports Physical Therapy
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Physical Therapy
  • Geriatric Physical Therapy
  • Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Spine Specialty – Certified Manual Therapy
  • Vestibular Therapy and Post-Concussion Therapy
  • Free Injury Screenings
  • Kinesio Taping®
  • Blood Flow Restriction Therapy

Our Team

Stephen Brunjes
OTR/L, CEAS
Kinsey Phelps
Front Office
Cassandra Wadlow
Front Office
Brian Little
Front Office Supervisor
Dena Rose
PT, CMPT
Mark Smith
PT, DPT
Eric Meyer
PT, DPT
Derrick Wolk
Clinic Director, MPT, CMPT

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Injuries and pain shouldn’t keep you from moving and doing the things you love.