Functional Capacity Evaluation

  • A Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE) provides a comprehensive evaluation that measures strength, endurance, physical demand work level and positional tolerance. The data gathered through this evaluation objectively defines the injured employee's physical capabilities.

    The FCE is an important tool used to assist employers, physicians, insurance companies, attorneys, case managers and vocational consultants to determine safe, functional levels for an individual to either return to work or to establish functional ability. The evaluation assists referral sources by offering information for adjudication of claims in short/long-term disability, provides return-to-work capabilities and determines ability levels for liability cases using appropriate medical standards.

    The WorkStrategies® FCE Program features:

    • Standardized functional testing protocols
    • Peer review research
    • National network
    • Certified FCE evaluators
    • Quality assurance monitoring

What People are Saying

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Windham Weaponry

Maine

...early intervention program has helped us to enjoy yet another annual drop in our workers' compensation insurance premiums. View more
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Jet Aviation

WorkStrategies

"Over the last two years, Jet Aviation and SSM Physical Therapy have been able to achieve the main goal of reducing muscle strain injuries over 60% and reduce cost associated with these types of injuries." View more
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Kramer Beverage Company

New Jersey

...DJ Nork once again delivered a terrific injury prevention program to our delivery drivers. View more

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