Why do we offer Physical Therapy Consultative Services?
Physical Therapy Consultative
Services are offered to assist our clients in achieving their goals
regarding injury prevention and cost effective management of injuries
that have occurred. From Functional Capacity Evaluations to Ergonomic
Assessments, IMX can assist you in managing your Occupational Health
demands. Jill S. Galper, PT, M.Ed., Vice-President of Clinical Program
Development, oversees all aspects of these Services.
information on these programs, contact Jill Galper by email
or by telephone; 610-667-4463,
What Physical Therapy Consultative Services Are Available?
Post-Offer Functional Testing
- Assists employers by
determining whether job applicants can perform the critical physical
demands of the job.
Analysis or Functional Job Description identifies the physical
demands of a specific job and outlines the essential physical tasks
of that job.
Risk Assessment is a comprehensive analysis that identifies risk
factors in a specific job and provides recommendations for abatement
of those risks.
Workstation Analysis focuses on an employees’ specific workstation
with recommendations to optimize work practices and design.
Prevention Training Programs
Promotion and Wellness Programs
Benefits of Functional Capacity
- Determines an individual’s readiness
to work after an injury or illness.
- Determines the work capacity of
individuals with chronic pain.
- Assists in formulating disability
- Utilized by employers for
pre-employment or post-offer screenings of their prospective
- Aids insurance carriers or attorneys
in assessing the extent of damages in litigation.
Independent Medical Evaluation and
Functional Capacity Evaluation–Combination
- A focused Functional Capacity
Evaluation lasts approximately two hours; the testing is focused on
a specific body part or a specific issue relevant to the individual
- A full Functional Capacity
Evaluation delivers a more comprehensive evaluation. The test
usually takes four hours.
- In many cases, Functional Capacity
Evaluations and Independent Medical Evaluations can be performed at
the same location, offering convenience and ease of use for the
customer and the individual being tested.