What is Work Conditioning?

Work Conditioning is a “work related, intensive, goal-oriented treatment program specifically designed to restore an individual’s systemic, neuro-musculo-skeltal (strength, endurance, movement, flexibility and motor control) and cardiopulmonary functions.  The objective of the Work Conditioning program is to restore the client’s physical capacity and function so the client can return to work.” (APTA Guidelines for Programs […]

What is a Functional Capacity Evaluation

A Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE) is an objective test designed to measure the client’s current functional abilities. The FCE requires 4-8 hours of client testing over one or more days and should take place within the context of the demands of competitive employment. The FCE incorporates a comprehensive neuromuscular examination with measurement of physical impairment, […]