Sharon came to KORT Bryan Station Hand Center because she was having hand pain and had lost a lot of the functional use of her hands due to her arthritis diagnosis. She thought she had run out of options and would just have…
Rob Gentile is the Clinic Director at KORT Partners in Physical Therapy. Rob gets excited when patients come in, because he knows they can get better that same day. From evaluations to discharge, patients can expect the…
KORT OBC hand patient, John Smoot is an avid farmer and gun enthusiast, but after breaking his arm and severely injuring two of the nerves innervating his hand, he was unable to perform normal daily activities much less farm…
Tom Schoolmaster injured his shoulder in a fishing competition. After having shoulder surgery, Tom came to KORT Winchester for physical therapy. Because of the expertise of the physical therapists at KORT, Tom is no longer…
Kroger MidSouth Division and KORT worked together to implement a new employee wellness program called Living Life Safe and Well. Since its introduction last October, this new program has cut down on job-related employee…
Jennie Bowman celebrates her 1-year anniversary participating in the KORT POWR Program having lost 106 pounds in the past year. Jennie feels better, has more confidence, and says that if you unsuccessfully tried to lose…
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: