Preparation for Chaos Case Study

Preparation for Chaos Case Study

110 Firefighters (FF) with a range of symptomatic and asymptomatic orthopedic issues were treated quarterly using Muscle Activation Techniques (MAT) and specific exercise prescriptions. The FF were then educated as to how to strategically manipulate the exercises to help restore the weak mechanical links and progress toward specified goals. At the end of the first quarter numbers reflect a 65% decrease in the number of Fire Department workman’s compensation claims, a 67% reduction in loss due to injury claims which translated to an 80% decrease in the number of days lost due to injury. Over the next 2 years that the program was implemented, the department saw significant decreases in the average number of injuries and work days lost due to injury.

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