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Being a worker advocate is not always easy, popular, or cheap. It is difficult, uncomfortable, and demands a lot of time. In this month’s featured article, Carlos Luna gives characteristics a worker advocate will usually possess and what position they take on policy impacting workers’ compensation. March 2019 The Worker Advocate  
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Deciding to have a wellness program in a workplace is more about doing than talking. Wellness programs are often implemented in a workplace, with good intentions, using a “build it and they will come” attitude. But sometimes they don’t “come” even though it was built. This month Mark “RxProfessor” Pew breaks down the importance of building a […]
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Contrary to what many may believe, the goal of ergonomics is not to buy expensive equipment, but rather to educate, adjust, and adapt the workspace for long-term safe daily function. This month’s article will address 2 popular questions: 1. Is ergonomics really going to save our company money? 2. Is it worth spending time and […]
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Trigger finger is a condition where the thumb or fingers lock when they are bent. Workers who perform repetitive activities are prone to developing trigger finger. In this month’s article, learn the causes, treatments and prevention of trigger finger. October 2018 Trigger Finger
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Shoulder pain is one of the most common musculoskeletal problems encountered in the work environment.  Whether lifting a heavy box, cleaning windows, pushing a lawn mower, or scratching your back, our shoulders are used continually throughout the day to carry out numerous low and high demand tasks. Being aware of prevalent shoulder impairments allows employers to […]
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In this edition of “Meet Our Team”, we get to know Jill Chapman, DC, at WorkPartners. As the Chiropractor, Jill cares for WorkPartners patients with musculoskeletal injuries to help restore functionality, improve posture and increase spinal awareness in everyday job tasks by using spinal adjustments, manipulation, and myofascial release techniques.  Jill is a key member of our growing […]
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In this edition of “Meet Our Team”, we get to know Leanne Lundgren, DPT, Director of Therapy at WorkPartners.  We are very proud to announce that Dr. Lundgren has achieved the distinction of becoming an Orthopedic Certified Specialist recognized by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. Fewer than 10% of physical therapists gain Board certification, which […]
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Our knees are complex and support the majority of our body weight. Work-related knee injuries are common and often result in significant loss of productivity and health care expenditures. Please email us with any questions you have on this month’s topic. July 2018 Work-Related Knee Injuries
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Laceration wounds are injuries that break the skin or other body tissues, including cuts, scrapes, scratches, and punctured skin.  They are  a common injury to get in a workplace. and can result from slips, trips or falls, low overhangs, tools used on the job, exposed sharp surfaces, along with many other causes. This month’s article provides […]
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