Allen Walling is a military veteran that suffered bilateral knee injuries during his tours in the army. He underwent two partial knee replacements. Following his surgeries Allen came to KORT Elizabethtown. He laughed about…
Jessica Griffitt came to KORT Nicholasville with knee pain. Jessica was not able to run, but with the help of her KORT Physical Therapist she is back to running 8-10 miles. The hands on therapy and strengthening exercises…
A single step landed Mary Huling on the floor. Unfortunately, she didn't have the muscle strength to get up. After being rescued and learning she had no permanent damage from the fall, Mary resolved to regain her balance and…
Donna Brock came to KORT Hamburg suffering from debilitating back pain and severe arthritis. Physical Therapist Rob Swayze took the time to investigate and correct all the issues contributing to her pain by implementing Dry…
Frank Dupont and his wife Carol ran into some unforeseen circumstances after Frank's third back surgery. He was sent home with a foley catheter which was foreign to both of them. Their KORT home health nurse Kaitlin Malone…
Do you suffer with elbow pain? Have you recently injured your elbow? Working with a certified hand therapist at KORT Downtown Hand has helped patient Karen Gile gain her range of motion back in her elbow after suffering from…
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: