Our Services

Program Description

What Does EBFR Offer?

en Español

Each group of 8 to 12 people meets three days per week, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM for a seven-week commitment to multidisciplinary rehabilitation activities including:

  • COMPREHENSIVE MULTIDISCIPLINARY EVALUATION
    From EBFR Team physician, physical therapist, psychologist, and occupation/vocational specialists; to identify appropriate candidates and establish individual treatment plan and rehabilitation goals.
  • PHYSICAL REHABILITATION
    Individually paced physical reconditioning and activity tolerance training under careful physical therapist and physician guidance.
  • COPING SKILLS TRAINING
    For pain and stress management.
  • ACTIVITY TOLERANCE TRAINING
    Simulation of home and work tasks emphasizing safety, postural body mechanics, ergonomics, and activity pacing.
  • MEDICATION OPTIMIZATION
    A careful review of medication benefits and side effects, with taper of medications when appropriate.
  • PSYCHOLOGICAL TREATMENT
    Of stress, depression, anger, and sleep disturbance.
  • RETURN-TO-WORK PREPARATION
    Focusing on functional work conditioning and vocational education.
  • GROUP SUPPORT TO RECLAIM LOST ACTIVITIES
    Family, recreational, and social activities outside the home.
  • VOLUNTEER COMMUNITY SERVICE
    As a bridge back to active life outside the home.
  • AFTERCARE SUPPORT
    For three months after program discharge.
  • CONSERVATIVE ALTERNATIVE TO MAJOR ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY.
  • COMMITMENT TO EVIDENCE-BASED TREATMENTS AND OUTCOME TRACKING.
  • MAXIMUM MEDICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPROVEMENT BY PROGRAM DISCHARGE.