Losing the ability to stand is one of the hardest adjustments a severely injured worker ever makes. Humans are designed to stand and take the pressure of our weight on our feet. If sitting is the new smoking and bad for sedentary workers, imagine how bad it is for someone confined to a wheelchair. Sitting for 12-14 hours a day causes hamstrings to tighten and muscles to contract. And limited activity can lead to weight gain and obesity. Standing is good for bone density, circulation, digestion, bladder, and bowels among other things. It’s one of the best pressure release techniques … Continue reading Getting Injured Workers Back on Their Feet
Photo courtesy of Permobil August 15-19 is National CRT Awareness Week, a good time to talk about CRT and CRTS. CRT is a popular term that stands for all kinds of things, including cognitive rehabilitation therapy, critical race theory, and Certified Respiratory Therapist. But in our space, CRT refers to complex rehabilitation technology, which is medical equipment that is configured for a specific injured worker. The need for customization distinguishes CRT from out-of-the-box durable medical equipment like walkers. CRT equipment and devices are adapted and configured to meet the functional, medical, social and physical needs of a specific person. Many … Continue reading What Do CRT and CRTS Mean?
We deliver outcome-driven SOLUTIONS for injured workers The ATF Medical Advantage Complex workers’ compensation cases consume a lot of your time. ATF Medical takes some of that work off your desk by supplying and managing all the durable medical equipment and adaptive housing needs by providing: Workers’ compensation expertise 2-hour response to referrals Comprehensive equipment and adaptive housing solutions for catastrophic cases Clear, continuous communication with you and the injured employee Superior product knowledge and experience Extraordinary service Industry-Leading Expertise Highly trained, credentialed experts manage the selection, fit, patient education, monitoring and maintenance of all catastrophic care equipment and adaptive … Continue reading Solutions
Learn a little more ABOUT US and how we work A Collaborative Provider ATF Medical is a medical equipment and supply company that provides comprehensive, clinically based equipment and adaptive housing solutions to fulfill workers’ compensation claims. We are dedicated to improving the lives of injured workers—especially those with complex or catastrophic injuries—by equipping them for independence and the highest functional outcomes. Most companies specialize in specific product lines, forcing busy claims managers to figure out all the equipment a case needs, order items from multiple vendors, coordinate delivery, and arrange patient education. ATF Medical provides all the equipment and … Continue reading About Us