How Employers Can Reduce Costs on Musculoskeletal Disorders While Improving the Quality of Life and Well-Being of their Employees

December 17, 2020 • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET

Pain and disability due to musculoskeletal injuries have increased over the past four decades, placing a heavy impact not only on the cost of our health care but also on the quality of life, mobility, productivity, and lost workdays of our employees.

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With the cost of Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) estimated at $213 billion per year, some assert that instead of making patients better, our current practices have led to increased disability rates and prolonged pain. In this webinar, review the causes of poor MSD outcomes and simple steps you can take to ensure your employees are getting proper care and at the same time reducing health care visits and maintaining physical well-being.

  • Hear about an approach where Physical Therapists, who are specifically trained in conservative care, are an initial point of contact for patients with potential musculoskeletal disorders – and how this approach reduces cost and improves early access to care
  • Learn how one employer was able to encourage early care focused on the determination of mechanical cause, patient empowerment, and maintaining activity – factors proven to lead to the best outcomes and significant savings on health care costs
  • Watch a demonstration of a mechanical assessment and treatment