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Industrial Rehabilitation 

Work Conditioning

The work conditioning program is an individualized, measurable and supervised exercise program with a goal of progressing to gainful employment. The focus is to improve an individual’s overall tolerance and endurance for physical work capacity in the sub-acute stage of recovery.

  • Typically two-to-four hours per day for three-to-four days per week for a duration of  four-to-six weeks.

WorkLife Therapists Providing Care

Corey Callahan, P.T., D.P.T., O.C.S., C.S.C.S
Carolyn Gilliam, O.T.R./L., M.H.A. and Physical Medicine manger
Christina Shaw, M.O.T.
Larry Sheridan, O.T.A.

Our Mission

The multi-disciplinary WorkLife team maximizes gainful employment for Fairfield County and the surrounding region through high quality prevention, early intervention and injury management industrial rehabilitation services.

Our Core Values

Work re-entry driven
Outcome focused
Responsive to stakeholders’ needs
Keeping safety and education priority

Program Admission Criteria

  • Unable to complete full work duties due to a neuromuscular or musculoskeletal injury
  • Beyond the acute stage of tissue healing but still experiencing physical deficits
  • No longer requires one-to-one specialized care or modalities for pain reduction
  • Medical, psychological or other conditions do not prohibit participation in intensive program activities
  • A stated desire to return to gainful employment
  • A stated or demonstrated willingness to participate

Additional Services Available

  • Promotion of work-related safety and enhancement of health and well-being.
  • Audiological Testing
  • Custom-Fit Orthotics
  • Ergonomic Study
  • Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE)
  • Job Analysis
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Post-Offer/Pre-Placement Screening
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Transition Work

Industrial Rehabilitation services are offered at the Outpatient Therapy Services office, which is located in the Kroger shopping center on East Main Street in Lancaster, Ohio.

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: 1143 East Main Street, Lancaster, Ohio 43130
Contact: Phone (740) 687-8688 Fax: (740) 687-8857