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Pre-Employment Physicals

Pre-employment Physicals at North Lamar Chiropractic

More companies than ever are requiring prospective employees to undergo pre-employment physicals as standard procedure. This is particularly true in work disciplines that require physical exertion, such as industrial and agricultural jobs. Also known as physical disposition capacity assessments, these tests help employers match ideal candidates to jobs that best suit their physical capabilities.

The World Health Organization recommends pre-employment physicals for situations in which employees are required to have specific levels of physical endurance in order to perform a job. For instance, a person with a lower back problem would not be suitable for a position that involves stooping down to pick up heavy objects but may be well-suited for an alternative position.

Pre-employment physicals are also often required when a work environment has hazardous elements when the safety of a worker or other workers is at risk during the course of performing a job, or as required by law. In these cases, the pre-employment physical exam can help prevent accidents by assuring that the person hired for the job is capable of performing his or her duties in these types of situations.

Chiropractic services for pre-employment physicals

Pre-employment physicals that are performed by doctors of chiropractic medicine are just as thorough as those performed by traditional medical doctors. However, chiropractic medicine is a less-evasive, more natural alternative.

Your Austin Chiropractor for Pre-employment Physicals

North Lamar Chiropractic's experienced chiropractic doctors can help your company maintain a safer work environment by performing an array of physical examinations that are related directly to the particular job descriptions being fulfilled.

Our specially-trained, chiropractic specialists perform the following types of pre-employment physicals:

  • Fitness-for-duty examinations
  • Executive Physicals
  • Regulatory examinations
  • Wellness examinations
  • Compliance exams
  • Specifically-requested examinations that are designed help any company achieve a safer, more productive work environment


Our chiropractors perform fitness-for-duty exams to establish that a job candidate can perform any duties that are physically required for specific job positions. Executive physicals are used to assist employers with determining whether applicants possess the physical and medical abilities to perform high-pressure leadership jobs.

Both compliance and regulatory exams assist employers in establishing medical baselines that meet the requirements of regulatory agencies. These types of examinations can also be used for medical monitoring.

Contact North Lamar Chiropractic, Your Austin Chiropractor

If you live in the Austin, Texas area, and are required to present for a pre-employment physical examination in order to be considered for a particular job, North Lamar chiropractic is an excellent resource for this, or for any type of chiropractic care. The clinic is conveniently located at 10102 North Lamar Boulevard in Austin, Texas 78753. Please call (512) 835-1955 to schedule an appointment at your earliest convenience. One of our helpful associates will be happy to assist.