Allied Health Rehab Center's WorkPro and Key Functional Assessment

Allied Health Rehab Center's WorkPro and Key Functional Assessment

Located in
Akron, Ohio
at 533 S. Main Street

Phone: (330) 543-2110

What is WorkPro?

In response to the needs of the business community, Allied Health Rehab Center have developed WorkPro; a program designed to assist businesses in:

• Decreasing work-related injuries
• Decreasing lost time claims
• Decreasing accidents
• Lesson healthcare expenses
• Encourage a safe ergonomic work place
• Return the worker to a gainful employment in a timely efficient manner

decrease workers compensation costs and improve employee efficiency.

WorkPro also addresses issues of "hidden costs" such as replacement of injured workers, training/retraining costs, employee turnover rate and decreased productivity.

Our Mission

WorkPro Consulting Services

  • A complete program of OSHA 2000 log evaluation, identification of areas of concern, corrective plan development and corrective plan implementation.

  • Ergonomic Job Site Analysis

  • Our physical and occupational therapy consultants are trained in ergonomics and biomechanics. They analyze the interaction of physics of the job site and the human body daily.

  • Training Programs:
    Back School
    Back Injury Prevention
    Prevention of Carpal Tunnel and Medial and Lateral Epicondylitis (tennis elbow)
    Office Ergonomics
    Ergonomics Team
    Development and Training
    Slips, Trips and Fall Prevention
    Workstation Design/Redesign
    Pre-employment Screening

The WorkPro Team
Our team is constructed of an integrated group of Physical and Occupational Therapists, Vocational Rehab Specialists, Athletic Trainers, Exercise Physiologists, Behavioral Health Professionals and Nutritionists specializing in workplace injury prevention, ergonomics and biomechanics. We stress preventative, proactive programs to decrease workers compensation costs, improve employee health and increase efficiency of the workforce.
Customized Programs
Unlike many organizations, we customize each program to your specific needs. Because of our background in the areas of ergonomics and biomechanics, we are able to quickly identify and address your specific need in the most efficient and proven method.

What Can WorkPro Do for Your Organization?

  • Decrease workers compensation costs

  • Decrease hidden costs

  • Improve employee health

  • Improve employee efficiency and productivity

  • Improve morale

Key Functional Assessment

WHAT is a Functional Capacities Assessment?

A Functional Capacities Assessment determines what a person can safely lift, carry, push, pull, how long they can sit and stand, and how frequently they can do various functional activities for a full day of work.

WHAT is KEY Functional Assessment?

A KEY Functional Assessment is a scientifically developed process of evaluating injured people to determine their safe capabilities and tolerances in a work environment. KEY Functional Assessment results are also predictive of an injured individual''s ability to safely perform workplace activities during a 40-hour work week.

The KEY Whole Body Assessment and the patented KEY Upper Extremity Assessment are each made up of a series of specific protocols, which are administered, in specific progression. These protocols are job specific and include the following categories:


Head & Neck Mobility
Work Heights Levels
Grip Tolerance
Walking Tolerance
Climbing Stairs
Repetitive Hand Movements
Repetitive Foot Movements
Hand & Body Position Tolerances

Administrative Offices
533 E. Main Street • Ravenna, Ohio 44266
Tel: (330) 297-9020 • Fax: (330) 297-9095
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