Blog Archives


St. Catharines Physiotherapy Centre in conjunction with Diane Archer at Compassionate Body PilatesĀ is offering Pilates classes to those interested in learning a new way to better their health in a low impact way. Pilates is an exercise system based on using your own bodyweight as a resistance in order to develop strength and stability. It …

Ergonomic Assessments

Ergonomics examines the relationship between the worker and their work environment, to develop a setting that benefits both performance and well being. Our Registered Kinesiologist & Certified Athletic Therapist, Steve, takes care of all our ergonomic evaluations. These examinations are individualized assessments that include a comprehensive report containing: workstation evaluation identification of hazardous working conditions …

Post-Offer Screen

A post-offer screen is a functional evaluation of total body movements utilizing a set of standardized protocols, to measure the worker’s ability to perform a specific job.

Physical Demands Analysis

A physical demands analysis is a tool that states the essential duties of a job and defines what a specific job requires physically in relation to a job task.

Functional Abilities Evaluation

A functional abilities evaluation (FAE) is an objective quantitative method of assessing an individual’s ability to perform a range of functions. These results are then compared to the individual’s occupational physical demands.