Friendship Homes of Monte­video has undertaken a progressive approach to providing additional benefits to its employees by offering chiropractic health care, free of charge.

Friendship Homes of Monte­video has undertaken a progressive approach to providing additional benefits to its employees by offering chiropractic health care, free of charge.

 

Steve Jorgenson has worked at Friendship Homes since 1992 — the past five year’s as Friend­ship’s human resource manager.

 

“It seemed like we were having a lot of back strains, and we were trying to figure out a way to reduce the number we’re having here at work,” said Jorgen­son.

 

Jorgenson talked to Dr. Chris Wolner, who owns Advanced Chiropractic and Wellness Clin­ic in Montevideo. Wolner, in turn, contacted Dr. Chad Henriksen, a former college classmate who is now coordinator of ergonomics (the study of people and their working conditions) at Northwestern Health Sciences University.


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