Every year thousands of New Zealanders are injured at work, or suffer from a work-related disease. If you experience an injury at work then a physio working in occupational health can provide assessment and rehabilitation to help you remain at work, or return to your job. While the workplace is the main focus a physio can also look at your ability to function at home and in your community.
How many hours in your lifetime will you spend at work? A physio can help you be better at work by advising on posture, repetitive tasks, strain injuries and anything else that affects your health at work.
There are a range of physiotherapy services that can help you be better at work including:
There are a number of ways to prevent injuries at work and a physio can help you identify these via workplace assessment. A few simple tips to think about include:
Sit less and move more! 10 tips for sitting less in your work day: