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Early Concussion Assessment and Treatment (ECAT)

This program focuses on early assessment, education, and reassurance with focused intervention as needed to facilitate a safe and durable return to work for injured workers with confirmed or suspected concussions.

Easy Allied Health Provides Insurance-Covered Therapy, Billed Directly To Your Insurance Provider.

The focus of ECAT is on education and reassurance in the early weeks following a mild concussion, as well as treatment to facilitate a safe and durable return to work.

WorksafeBC - Early Concussion Assessment and Treatment (ECAT)

The Early Concussion Assessment and Treatment (ECAT) program at Easy Allied Health is an interdisciplinary treatment program offered by Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, and Kinesiologists.

Service providers develop an individualized treatment plan to address the specific needs of each worker in the program. Treatment plans may include:

WorksafeBC - Early Concussion Assessment and Treatment (ECAT)

Rehabilitation Services include the following elements:

  • PT and OT Clinical Services
    • Up to a total of 12 Physiotherapy and/or Occupational Therapy sessions over 30 Business Days
    • Maximum of 90 minutes per day
    • Sessions will include physiotherapy, vestibular, cognitive, and functional exercises based on needs
    • Self-management approaches will be provided, help you manage your symptoms, and promote recovery from your concussion

Purpose of the ECAT Program

Return to Work Services include the following:

    •   Gradual Return to Work (GRTW)
      • OT will work with you and your employer to develop a GRTW Plan, for a period of up to 6 weeks.
      • The program will include particular responsibilities and functions that are within your abilities, with rest breaks, pacing strategies, and gradual progressions over time.
      • We will discuss the return to work goal with you in advance; typically, the plan will be to return to your regular job duties and hours.
      • You will be in regular contact with your Occupational therapist to examine any obstacles or issues at work, problem-solving solutions, and review self-management techniques.

Our Return to Work Services

The focus of ECAT is on education and reassurance in the early weeks following a mild concussion, as well as treatment to facilitate a safe and durable return to work.

Our Early Concussion Assessment and Treatment program will equip you with systems to better handle your symptoms, improve your cognitive (thinking) and physical function, and promote recovery from your concussion.

In addition, the therapy team will work with you and others involved in your rehabilitation to find the best resolution for a supported return to work.

Why would I be admitted to ECAT?

After completing the Intake Assessment, your therapy team will work with you to customize your ECAT Program to approach your needs and conditions and create procedures and plans to support your return to work.

Why Choose Easy Allied Health

For us, physiotherapy is not just our profession, it’s our passion. When it comes to physical therapy, Lower Mainland clients can rely on us to help improve their quality of life.

Having served over 5,500 patients all across the Lower Mainland, Easy Allied Health is dedicated to providing the best physiotherapy, always putting our customers’ needs and wants first.

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Reviews From Easy Allied Health Patients

Fiona Chiu
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I’ve gotten adjustments by Dr. Ranjbar and every time has been so great, I feel instant relief! I also see Paul for physiotherapy, and my back pain has improved so much. He’s provided me with great exercises. Highly recommend this clinic!
Karen Larsen
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Armin is an excellent physiotherapist. He is professional as well as personable. He is very positive and optimistic. He knows a variety of treatment options and is skilled in using them. I would recommend him without hesitation.
Tiffany Menjivar
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The staff is so professional 👏 Dr Ranjbar is polite and kind. Also Armin is great!! My experience was pleasant and I recommend this office to all my friends and family.
Vlad Shevchenko
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Excellent team. Always organized and professional. I'm seeing them for massage, therapy, chiro and active rehab and just getting better and better . Vikash, Sherwin, Diana, Parham and Armin helped me out a lot and still helping me after my car crush last year. Definitely feeling better after the sessions 🤙
Robyn Brisco
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My elderly mom works with Brodie on her mobility issues on a regular basis. She really enjoys his visits, he treats her with such care and kindness. He comes to her assisted living facility which is incredibly convenient. I would highly recommend Easy Allied Health.
Jen Knechtel
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I highly recommend their chiropractor, Dr. Baltej Sekhon! I've seen a number of different chiropractors to treat my chronic pain, but he is by far the best one I've worked with. Effective treatment plans, easy to talk to, and is genuinely invested in your wellbeing, I cannot recommend him enough!
Majid Kiadaliri
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Thank you Armin for your time and professional services today: I visited Able clinic due to my shoulders pain and I am great full for your advice and understanding. Thank you!
Brein Cunningham
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Last year I was hit by a car while cycling and was very nervous about where I should go for therapy as I didn't know what to expect. All of those nerves and worries were gone within the first week thanks to the incredible staff at Easy Allied, I wish I could name them all in this review but it would be too long!
Shawn Benak
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Armin has helped me to get back to my normal activity level. I have Psoriatic Arthritis and it causes me severe joint pain and swelling. Thanks to weekly physio visits and home exercises Armin has shown me, I'm able to move around without pain. I would recommend Easy Therapy to anybody!
Wayne L
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Great group of individuals who are knowledgeable about treatments! Armin and Catherine are easy going, approachable and very hardworking. They love what they do and are serious about the recovery of their patients.
Claire Morgan
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Armin and crew are hands down the most honest, dedicated, well grounded team of people. I suffered from muscle atrophy after being hospitalized. Armin whipped me back into shape and back to work in no time. I can’t say enough but amazing thing about these guys!!!!!!