Legal & General has partnered with occupational physiotherapy provider Physio Med,to provide support for its group income protection customers’ employees, unable to work long term due to Musculoskeletal conditions.
Physio Med will play a central role in supporting Legal & General Group Income Protection’s early intervention and rehabilitation service, designed to provide a fast and more sustainable return to work.
The benefits of Physio Med include:
- All physiotherapists specialise in manual therapy, meaning they can provide hands on treatment when appropriate
- 98% of the UK population can access a practice within 30 minutes of travel
- Avoid the average 14-week wait for NHS physiotherapy treatment, where appropriate, be seen within a maximum of five working days from referral
- Access to high-quality physiotherapists, with Legal & General funding suitable treatment costs
Musculoskeletal problems can be as a result of work, domestic issues, sporting injuries or accidents.
Vanessa Sallows, benefits & governance director at Legal & General, said: “At Legal & General Group Protection we take great pride in our commitment to supporting workplace wellbeing through speedy diagnosis and treatment.
“Each year, over six million working days are lost due to musculoskeletal issues, and we want to reduce these figures. By focusing on rehabilitation, early intervention and high-quality treatment, we can make a tangible difference in helping people return to work where appropriate, benefiting both employer and employee.
“We understand the detrimental challenges that can arise from time off work for both businesses and individuals, which is why we continue to partner with market leaders, contributing to healthy and productive workforces.”