Richard W. Bunch, PhD, PT – Partner/Director

Dr. Bunch is a partner of ISR Physical Therapy and owns and directs ISR Institute, an ergonomics, wellness and physical therapy practice that includes outpatient orthopaedic physical therapy clinics in Louisiana that service private patients and injured workers. WorkSaver services, a proprietary program developed by Dr. Bunch, includes WorkSaver Functional Capacity Evaluations, Fit-For-Duty evaluations, and ADA-Compliant New Hire Evaluations. WorkSaver services have received high acclaim from medical physicians, employers, case managers, judges and attorneys. ISR Institute offers WorkSaver services nation-wide via a growing network of certified clinical affiliates.

Dr. Bunch is nationally known among industries as an industrial physical therapist, a dynamic professional speaker, and as an ergonomic and wellness specialist. He is the founder and provider of WorkSaver FCEs and serves as a legal expert in federal and state courts in matters of ergonomics, clinical biomechanics related to injury causation, FCEs, validity of disability, and physical therapy.

He is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Human Factors & Ergonomics Society (HFES), American Association of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and National Speakers Association (NSA). Dr. Bunch is a published author and consults and lectures world-wide for industries and professional organizations.

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