Having a back injury or musculoskeletal disability doesn’t mean your working life is over. AimBig are here to help!
At AimBig Employment, we help people with a range of disabilities find and keep sustainable work. If you have a back injury or musculoskeletal disability and can’t do the job you used to be able to do, our specialist Job Coaches can help you find work that’s right for you. We are the only provider specialising in musculoskeletal disability inside the Disability Employment Services (DES) program.
Did you know?
83% of our Disability Management Services (DMS) sites across Australia with a musculoskeletal contract are rated 5 stars as of December 2019. This means you’re with the best performing provider.
What does musculoskeletal mean?
Musculoskeletal, or MSK, refers to your muscles, bones, ligaments and joints.
What is a musculoskeletal disability?
A musculoskeletal disability is any condition affecting your muscles, bones, ligaments or joints. These can include osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis and other back problems.
What causes musculoskeletal disability?
Musculoskeletal disability can be caused by many things, these range from:
- The wear and tear of daily activity
- Repetitive movements (overuse, postural strain)
- Trauma/injury (accidents, falls, sprains)
- Changes in posture or movement (leading to muscle misuse and pain)
Did you know?
Musculoskeletal conditions are the leading contributor to disability worldwide, with low back pain being the single leading cause of disability globally.
How does AimBig help people with musculoskeletal disabilities?
Alongside AimBig’s in-house allied health team, our physical disability specialist Job Coaches support you with exercise-based functional upgrading assistance and physical wellness regimes to:
- Build your mobility, stamina and confidence
- Determine potential equipment needs/workplace modification
- Improve the physical tasks and activities of daily living
- Educate you on pain management and practical goals for workplace reintegration
What jobs are available to someone with a musculoskeletal disability?
Every person is different. A job that is suitable to one person with a musculoskeletal disability may not be right for another.
Our Job Coaches will work with you to find a suitable job, taking all your needs into consideration to find you the right role. These could range from admin staff and retail assistants to traffic controllers and security guards.
AimBig Employment for 20 years has helped people like you around Australia to gain and maintain meaningful employment
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