What is Vocational Rehabilitation Therapy?

Category: Physical Therapy

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Vocational Rehabilitation Therapy is typically a component of a rehabilitation program focused on helping individuals who have experienced a change in mental or physical functioning as a result of illness or injury regain skills to enable them to pursue employment.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Traumatic brain injury 10 3
Anxious mood 1 1
Complex post-traumatic stress disorder 1 1
Difficulty concentrating in noisy environments 1 1
Inability to complete tasks on time 1 1
Light sensitivity (photophobia) 1 1

Show all 12 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
1
Mild
1
None
2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Vocational Rehabilitation Therapy

Side effect Patients
Memory and cognition problems 1
Multitasking problems 1
Pain in lower back 1
Stress 1

Why patients stopped taking Vocational Rehabilitation Therapy

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 5
Other 3
Did not seem to work 1
Expense 1
See all 9 patients who've stopped going to Vocational Rehabilitation Therapy

Duration

Currently going to Vocational Rehabilitation Therapy

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1

Stopped going to Vocational Rehabilitation Therapy

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 2
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Vocational Rehabilitation Therapy.