Employers

Half your staff suffers from musculoskeletal conditions¹

Chronic or recent injuries, like back and neck pain, are among the highest contributors to absenteeism and health care costs in the work place.

At what cost?

  • Musculoskeletal conditions cost ~$8,300 per person²
  • 52% of employees have reported some form of musculoskeletal pain³
  • Employees can miss up to 7 work days on average due to chronic injury⁴
  • Musculoskeletal conditions require 50% more time away from work than the average injury⁵
  • Companies that spend $200k on musculoskeletal disease require $7.3 million in additional sales to cover costs⁶
  • Employers spend $13.4 billion per year on musculoskeletal injuries⁷

Reflexion Health’s Solutions

VERA

For post-surgical knee, hip, shoulder, or back patients, VERA combines an engaging avatar, 3D motion-capture technology, and remote clinical oversight by licensed physical therapists.

Meet VERA

HelloPT

To prevent and treat MSK conditions, HelloPT creates APTA approved personalized video exercise plans and gives patients access to tele-rehab visits with licensed physical therapists.

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Why get PT first?

PT helps people manage pain and avoid surgery⁸

Exercise can reduce the risk of recurring low-back pain by 25-40 percent⁹

 

Early PT is associated with reduced risk of opioid use¹⁰

 

Beginning with physical therapy rather than an MRI can reduce treatment costs by 72%¹¹

 

Empower your employees

Help your employees get early access to the care they need

Dramatically lower your costs associated with lost productivity

Help your workforce avoid surgery, unnecessary medical visits, and opioid prescriptions

PT for prevention

Physical therapy as the first point of care curbs:
  • Trips to urgent care
  • Costly consultations with medical professionals
  • Prescription drug use
  • Unnecessary imaging

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  1. The Impact of Musculoskeletal Disorders on Americans — Opportunities for Action http://www.boneandjointburden.org/docs/BMUSExecutiveSummary2016.pdf Bone and Joint Initiative USA. 2016.
  2. Integrated Benefits Institute: Health and Productivity Impact of Chronic Conditions – Back Pain. July, 2017.
  3. Neupane, S., Nygard, C., & Oakman, J. (2016). Work-related determinants of multi-site musculoskeletal pain among employees in the health care sector. Work, 54(3), 689-697. Doi: 10.3233/wor-162320
  4. Integrated Benefits Institute: Health and Productivity Impact of Chronic Conditions – Back Pain. July, 2017.
  5. Bureau of Labor Statistics. https://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/osh2.pdf
  6. United States Department of Labor. https://www.osha.gov/dcsp/smallbusiness/safetypays/estimator.html
  7. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. https://www.cdc.gov/workplacehealthpromotion/health-strategies/musculoskeletal-disorders/index.html
  8. Dowell D, Haegerich TM, Chou R. CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain – United States, 2016. MMWR Recomm Rep 2016;65(No. RR-1):1-49. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15585/mmwr.rr6501e1
  9. Carey TS, Freburger JK. Exercise and the Prevention of Low Back Pain: Ready for Implementation. JAMA Intern Med. 2016;176(2):208–209. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.7636
  10. Hansen, A. Early physical therapy can reduce risk, amount of long-term opioid use. Standford Medicine News Center. https://med.stanford.edu/news/all-news/2018/12/early-physical-therapy-can-reduce-risk-of-long-term-opiod-use.html
  11. Fritz JM, Brennan GP, Hunter, SJ. Physical Therapy or Advanced Imaging as First Management Strategy Following a New Consultation for Low Back Pain in Primary Care: Associations with Future Health Care Utilization and Charges. Health Serv Res. 2015 Dec;50(6):1927-40. doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.12301. Epub 2015 Mar 16