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Supporting your return to work with therapy

On Behalf of | Jun 30, 2020 | Workers' Compensation Blog Post |

Depending on your career and the industry you work in, the risks you face at work each day may require personal protection, training and experience to navigate. Working with your employer in Virginia, you should feel confident in your ability to perform your job effectively without compromising your safety. 

Suffering an injury on the job may disable you temporarily and create unique challenges when the time comes to return to work. Your familiarity with what resources may provide substantial support throughout your recovery may help you optimize your experience so you can return to work as quickly as possible. 

Different approaches to therapy 

Professional therapy addresses multiple areas of your recovery. Some of the things you may receive help with include recognizing and managing triggers, relearning important skills needed for your job, strengthening your physical condition and processing your accident and injuries in a healthy way. 

According to, a combination of physical and occupational therapy may provide a well-rounded treatment that combines physical and cognitive exercises. Synchronizing your therapies provides invaluable support to your goal of returning to work. Your commitment to following through is paramount to your ability to get the most out of your treatment. 

Relying on your employer

With considerable evidence suggesting that your accident and subsequent injuries resulted from a work-related incident, you should rely on your employer for financial assistance. The design of workers’ compensation is to provide you with temporary and customized support as you work through your injuries. Your employer may help you design a return-to-work plan and regularly assess your condition to monitor your improvement and capabilities. 

If you would like to learn more about coping with a workplace injury, please visit our webpage.