Union 2: Union, NJ
"After suffering for more than a year with severe shoulder pain leaving me unable to work or be active, I was finally diagnosed with a torn labrum. I underwent surgery (arthroscopic labral repair) in August and shortly…
Fair Lawn, NJ
"I started my inpatient rehabilitation at Kessler Institute to treat my arms and legs, which were just about paralyzed. A few months later, I started my outpatient rehabilitation and am now back to riding my motorcycle. …
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: