MBF Functional Capacity Evaluation Queens
What is an FCE?
A functional capacity evaluation (FCE) is a method of measuring an individual’s ability to perform meaningful tasks on a safe and dependable basis. Its purpose is to collect information about the functional limitations of an individual with medical impairments. An FCE is a valuable tool to evaluate a patient’s recovery, determine treatment goals, and assist injured workers gain employment.
Constituents of an FCE
Usually, an FCE will commence with a client interview, a medical review, and a muscuskeletal screening. These three components will help our specialists better treat your condition or limitation. Next, is the performance evaluation. The performance evaluation will consist of several tasks designed to objectively describe a person’s maximum capabilities in the following seven major areas:
- Dynamic Strength
- Position Tolerance
- Mobile Coordination
- Fine Motor Skills
Also, individual tasks may be designed based upon the patient’s limitations and impairments.
An FCE can be used for a variety of reasons. FCE reports can be used by various place as well. Employers can use an FCE report to verify a worker’s ability to perform a specific job. FCE’s can also assist in helping injured patients recover to gain former employment or new employment. Occupational therapists are experts in evaluating one’s physical performance levels. Together one of our experts at our Queens location can work side by side to better your condition. If needed an FCE can also be utilized for disability and litigation case guidance. Other reasons to use an FCE may include:
- Individuals who have achieved maximum medical improvement but continue having issues related to return to work and/ or re-injury
- Individuals who need quantification of their physical capacities for determination of disability status
- Individuals who desire to return to their former jobs
- Individuals in need of vocational tools
MBF specializes in helping their patients achieve their therapeutic goals. We want to help you regain your physical health and/ or improve your current condition.
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(Fresh Meadows Location)
156-11 Aguilar Ave #1018
Fresh Meadows, NY 11367
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