The industrial program at CPRA is structured to identify safety and ergonomic
work concerns, assist in the assessment of the injured worker, and assist
in the return of the injured worker to the work environment.
The staff at CPRA can assist local industry in identifying ergonomic and
safe work practices through the functional work assessment on the industrial
site. A functional work screen can be developed and used to identify the
appropriate movements required for the individual jobs. Further on site
education can be provided by the staff at CPRA to assist in reducing work
A Functional Capacity Evaluation can be performed to assess the individual’s
function with regards to work related movements. The FCE will be performed
in coordination with the workers physician, case worker, and attorney
if necessary. The outcome of the FCE will identify strengths, deficits,
work related correlation, and further recommendations.
An injured worker may be referred to a work reconditioning program to progress
the worker to a function to return to work if possible. The WC program
will address function, flexibility, strength, muscular and cardio vascular
endurance, and work specific function to be performed on a 3-5 day a week
basis with extended participation hours as the worker tolerates.
Learn more about the IVCH Center for Physical Rehabilitation and Aquatics