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Firefighter Injury Screen & Prevention Program
ABOUT OUR FIREFIGHTER
We have teamed up with Esquimalt Fire Department to offer injury prevention and screening for the team. Their commitment is to ensure the safety of residents and visitors to the community and we are proud to help them keep healthy and injury free.
WHAT WE OFFER
We're committed to injury prevention, functional strength training and Fire Fit Functional Testing.
Annual Fire Fit
WHAT WE OFFER
Lab Health’s standard physiotherapist lead physical exam for firefighters consists of a health history, function strength testing and an injury risk factor screening.
Lab Health also has created a Fire Fit Physical Screen or physical fitness test in which Firefighters are asked to demonstrate capabilities in:
Lifting and carrying
Pushing and pulling
Upper body push and pull
Firefighter specific injury risk assessment and screen is geared to uncover any areas of opportunity where strength, mobility or fitness came be tweaked to maximize career and health longevity. The challenging demands of firefighting requires a specific injury prevention targeted approach, backed by research. At Lab Health, we have spent the time with the available research to develop of battery of tests that will pick out the aspects of your physical health and fitness that could use some love. We provide you with a summary so you can hit the gym, change up the nutrition and work on optimizing you physical performance.