Ergonomic / Workplace Health Programs

Ergonomic / Workplace Health Programs

Ergonomic Assessments

Ergonomics is the study of a person’s efficiency in their work environment. Whether this is a desk job or on a factory assembly line, ergonomics are very important to how one gets through their work day and does so without hurting themselves; this makes them efficient. Ergonomic assessments consist of educating the worker and their company on how to best prevent musculoskeletal injury, which can lead to missed days of work, and assessing employee work spaces to maximize the efficiency of that space. Our company can help your employees become more efficient, miss less work time and be more productive during their work days.

Ergonomic Assessments include

  • Education in strategies for correct postures and movements for the task required.
  • Education on how to make a workplace efficient for each employee.
  • Assessment of work spaces.
  • Assessment of employees in their work spaces.
  • Follow up care and adjustments for employees and their work spaces.
  • A resource for questions regarding ergonomics and work place health.

Our therapists are trained to properly assess employees in their work spaces and make appropriate adjustments to them to maximize efficiency and minimize work related musculoskeletal disorders.

Employee Health Workshops

Back in Motion® Physical Therapy wants to help you invest in your employees’ wellness by providing a series of free interactive workshops at your place of business. These employee health workshops are tailored to the individual business and the everyday functions within the work place.

Our goal is to educate employees on how to keep their body feeling its best through simple motions they can do throughout the day. Not only to resolve any current pain symptoms, but to help prevent future ones, as well.

Employee Health Workshops Provide

  • Injury prevention– learn how to help prevent repetitive-stress injuries.
  • Back & neck care– learn exercises to help prevent back and neck pain.
  • Education in correct postures & body mechanics
  • Job task analysis for offices

*Please contact Kelly LaBrecque at for more information on our business wellness services.


“Since adopting Back in Motion® as our preferred provider of physical therapy needs for workplace injuries, we have had very positive results. We have referred several employees for ergonomic issues due to keyboarding and mouse strain/repetitive motion computer related tasks. Everyone in every location has been extremely positive, professional and knowledgeable.  It’s obvious how much the staff cares about their patients. The follow up reporting I have received is always detailed and thorough regardless of the treating therapist.

Additionally, a few of our employees have been treated as self-referrals. Each and every employee has reported improvement combined with therapy, home exercises and workplace equipment adjustment recommendations. The treatment received has been a welcome change from our previous provider.

The wellness events that Mary Kroth-Brunet has conducted for our employees here at Artel have also been well received. We all need to be reminded to get up and stretch!  She is a great teacher and presenter who knows how to engage a crowd.

Thank you for all that you do at Back in Motion – we here at Artel are very grateful.”

-Deirdre Fisher

HR Coordinator Artel

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Gorham, ME 04038

Phone: (207) 839-5860
Fax: (207) 839-2499

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South Portland, ME 04106

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Portland, ME 04102

Phone: (207) 699-4111
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Dexter, ME 04930

Phone: (207) 924-0077
Fax: (207) 924-0078

797 Wilson Street
Brewer, ME 04412

Phone: (207) 992-4042
Fax: (207) 992-4043