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Workers who experience lost-time, limited duty, or symptoms in response to job tasks may benefit from work hardening physical therapy services.  Rendered in various phases of the injury healing process, physical therapy helps the injured worker return to safe and productive work.

The purpose of Work Conditioning and Work Hardening, as well as a combination of the two, Work Rehabilitation, is to help progress an injured worker’s tolerance of job or occupation-specific physical stresses.  Treatment should emphasize restoration of work-related function and reconditioning.

Work Conditioning Program

An intensive work-related, goal-oriented conditioning program designed to restore:

  • Multi-hour sessions up to 4 hours/day; 5 days/week; for 8 weeks
  • systemic neuromuscular functions (joint integrity and mobility)
  • muscle performance (strength, power, endurance)
  • motor function (motor control and motor learning)
  • range of motion (including muscle length)
  • cardio vascular/pulmonary functions (aerobic capacity/endurance, circulation, and ventilation, and respiration/gas exchange

to enable the patient to return to work.

Work Hardening Program

A highly-structured, goal-oriented, individualized intervention program consisting of:

  • multi-hour sessions up to 8 hours/day; 5 days/week; for 8 weeks
  • multi-disciplinary approach
  • uses real or simulated work activities

to restore physical, behavioral, and vocational functions to return the injured patient/client back to work.

Work Rehabilitation

A combination of work conditioning and work hardening, it addresses physical, functional, behavioral, vocational needs within a multi-disciplinary model that included medical and workplace stakeholders.

  • Utilizes various therapeutic interventions with functional emphasis
  • Emphasizes the role of the worker/work activities
  • Treatment time is determined by situational analysis, may extend from hour/multi-hour sessions depending on evaluation and plan of care

To enable the patient to return to work at a pre-injury work level, in a safe and timely fashion.

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Phoenix Physical Therapy
142 Franklin Farm Lane
Chambersburg, PA, 17202

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Phone: (717) 263‑5147

Fax: (717) 263-3454

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Meet The Team

  • Devin Day, DPT

    Clinic Director

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  • Blaire Lauthers, DPT

    Physical Therapist

  • Gina Rowland, SLP

    Speech Therapist

  • Jennifer Wickard, PT

    Physical Therapist

  • John Hostetler, PT

    Physical Therapist

  • Marsha Quesenberry, PT

    Physical Therapist

  • Meredith Ankerbrand, DPT

    Physical Therapist

  • Angie Miller, OTR/L

    Director, School-based Program, Multi-Site Clinic Director

  • Cheryl Oyler, OTR\L, CHT

    Occupational Therapist

  • Sonda Snyder, OTR/L

    Occupational Therapist

  • Brittany Plasterer, COTA

    Occupational Therapist Assistant

  • Emily Buhrmann, COTA

    Occupational Therapist Assistant

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    Lora Wenger, COTA

    Occupational Therapist Assistant

  • Morgan Ward, COTA

    Occupational Therapist Assistant

  • Rachel Monheim, COTA

    Occupational Therapist Assistant

  • Sharon Thompson, COTA

    Occupational Therapist Assistant

  • Tracie Flack, COTA

    Occupational Therapist Assistant

  • Diane Clopper, COTA

    Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

  • Cher Nuckels, PCC2

    Patient Care Coordinator II

  • Kari Hopple, PCC 1, PTA

    Patient Care Coordinator

  • Penny Lehman, PCC 1

    Patient Care Coordinator

  • Cynthia Rawley, PTA

    Physical Therapist Assistant

  • Jennifer Schorn, PTA

    Physical Therapist Aide

  • Miranda Neil, PTA

    Physical Therapist Aide

  • Peggy Louder

    Pediatric Administrator

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    Sheri Michalsky, PTA

    Physical Therapist Aide

  • Stacy Friese, PTA

    Physical Therapist Aide

A large part of what sets Phoenix apart is our team. We are proud to employ highly trained professionals who are not only skilled at what they do, but are passionate about providing you with individualized care. Our Phoenix team members are what makes achieving quality clinical outcomes possible through expertise and a personal approach.

Welcome to Chambersburg

We're open in Chambersburg! Our Phoenix team is made up of highly trained, passionate professionals who are committed to you and your wellbeing. Our goal is to help you feel like you again. To do so, we build a personalized care and treatment plan for your entire rehabilitation journey. From start to finish, you can expect high-quality care in a professional environment centered around you. Take your first steps towards feeling like you again when you utilize our Chambersburg location’s Physical Therapy, Occupational Health Rehabilitation, and Occupational Therapy. We are conveniently located at 142 Franklin Farm Lane in Chambersburg...

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