Fit For Work Blog

Infographic: A Tale of Two Injuries

Published Dec 18, 2018 4:32:12 PM posted in Infographic, Safety, Early Intervention, Perception Matters

It might surprise you to know that the way pain actually works is not widely understood and that the worker’s perception of a threat is what dictates the intensity of their pain experience. 

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What You Need to Know About Your Company’s Medical Provider

Published Jan 3, 2017 1:51:52 PM posted in Perception Matters

At Fit For Work, our Onsite Injury prevention programs are geared toward focusing on the leading indicators to an injury, not simply reacting to a soreness. When looking at all of these indicators, early soreness of an employee often garners the most attention. And while it is crucial to have a symptom/response process in place to address a leading indicator, there are two important considerations you should be aware of:

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The Amazing Story of Wrinkles on the Inside

Published Dec 27, 2016 1:00:00 PM posted in Perception Matters

Billions of dollars are spent each year on high-tech imaging of body parts via MRIs. As a result, millions of people are diagnosed with terms that often sound downright scary, such as Degenerative Disc Disease and Lytic Spondylolisthesis.

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Why Perception Matters When Dealing With Injury

Published Dec 15, 2016 1:04:21 PM posted in Perception Matters

When it comes to injuries in the workplace, the details of each incident matter, but there’s another major consideration that’s equally important: perception.

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How Much Does Mindset Matter?

Published Dec 13, 2016 2:09:48 PM posted in Perception Matters

When it comes to injury prevention, a great deal of attention goes to ergonomics, repetitive actions, pain control, and other physical factors. While those are all significant, there’s one aspect that tends to get overlooked: mindset.

Can someone think his or her way to better health, fewer injuries, and beneficial outcomes? Does perception really play a role in what’s happening at a physical level?

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