Impairment Rating Calculations

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Workplace InjuriesWorkers’ compensation insurance provides benefits to workers who are injured on a job or at a job site. Compensation for employees has been deemed necessary because many people who are injured on the job are unable to perform their employment duties for a while, or in extreme cases they may not ever be able to return to work. Because of the severity of a decision of this magnitude for both the employer and the injured employee, certain criteria have been put into place to ensure that correct compensation is awarded to those who qualify. An impairment rating test must be completed before a disability claim can be filed and before any needed care can be received.
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Work Conditioning

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Work Conditioning Program in Atlanta GAFor most work related injuries, employees find that they may need conventional physical therapy and will quickly recover and return to their normal working environment. However, for some the injury can be so severe and require an extended recovery time that the injured worker becomes de-conditioned and his or her endurance must be reconditioned to handle the critical demands of the job. For those patients who are not able to return to work promptly after recovering from an injury, Sovereign Rehabilitation offers a work conditioning program. This program specifically addresses the deficits in strength, endurance, flexibility, coordination, and function needed to achieve a full return to work.
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Functional Capacity Evaluation

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If you have been injured on the job, your insurance will require that you have a Functional Capacity Evaluation to determine your ability to function in a variety of circumstances. Everyone who has a work related injury must have an objective evaluation, including those who are seeking worker’s comp or disability payments. At Sovereign Rehabilitation, we are able to provide a comprehensive and objective functional capacity evaluation.
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