Category: Industrial Rehab


  • The “Six Ws” of Functional Capacity Evaluations

    Industrial Rehab, Uncategorized May 20, 2014

    Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE) is a method by which Physical and Occupational Therapists may assess fo abilities and limitations while also assessing for behavioral obstacles that may be interfering with return to normal activity. Typically done with workers’ compensation patients, this testing will enable the therapist to provide a referring physician with the necessary informationContinue reading

  • The “Six Ws” of Functional Baseline Testing

    Industrial Rehab February 24, 2014

    Functional Baseline Testing (FBT) is a method by which Physical and Occupational Therapists may address functional activities with workers’ compensation patients.  This testing and treatment process will enable the therapist to provide an alternative to Work Hardening Therapy, a program increasingly fraught with reimbursement issues requiring expensive equipment and excessive square footage.  Here are someContinue reading

  • Blood Pressure Testing for Return to Work Screenings

    Industrial Rehab December 10, 2013

    We often get questions from former students seeking advice or research that directly relates to their chosen profession. Recently we received a great Industrial Rehab/Physical Demands oriented question from a former student. I was wondering if you had any information on blood pressure testing in the clinic for Physical Evaluation/Return to Work screenings. When isContinue reading