Why should you take part in active rehab?
ICBC and WorkSafeBC support Active Rehab treatment interventions with a qualified health professional. Research shows that early movement helps reduce pain, improves mood, and helps reduce recovery time. Participation in an Active Rehab program is critical to help speed your recovery.
Active Rehab Near You! We Come To You!
Registered Kinesiologists at Swift Health provide private 1-on-1 sessions with clients that are 30 or 60 minutes in length. We provide sessions at your home, workplace, a pool, or a nearby gym. Our goal is to provide quality services on your terms. We work with all types of clients – Athletes, ICBC, WorkSafeBC, Seniors Programs.
What will I be doing?
You will have a custom program made for you consisting of things you are comfortable with. This can include endurance rehab, strength rehab, core stability, and passive or active range of motion. It can involve stretching, strengthening and endurance exercises that can be done in a place of your choosing.
Starting with Active Rehab
When you start active rehab the kinesiologist starts by performing functional assessments to understand a client’s performance level and then designs a custom program around that. Many times, a whole team is assembled and consulted; Your team could include one or more of the following healthcare providers: occupational therapists, physiotherapists, chiropractor, massage therapy, physicians and many more. It is important that everyone understands your overall goals and needs and works towards them.
What do I need to start ICBC Active Rehab?
ICBC pre-approves 12 sessions (within 12 weeks of the date of the accident causing the injury) as outlined in the Insurance Vehicle Regulation. If you are looking to start after the 12 weeks:
- You will need a referral from your doctor