Helping you get back to your normal routine after an injury.
If you were injured at work, you may be referred to The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s Functional Capacity Program. Our Functional Capacity Program team evaluates your current strength and physical endurance relative to your work responsibilities. These evaluations determine whether you will be able to return to work in the same capacity as before your injury or if certain restrictions will be required.
The Functional Capacity Program works with patients who have been referred to us to help determine work restrictions or limitations and partial or permanent disability claims. This includes patients with:
Why choose The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center?
- Our physical therapists are certified in the WorkWell Systems™. Our team objectively measures your ability or disability related to future work and function. Our program is clinically validated and our expert team has the technology, skill and training required to perform these extensive evaluations. The Functional Capacity Evaluation measures your strength, flexibility, endurance, pain, effort and function, as well as your ability to perform a series of work-related tasks.
- We are proud that the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) accredits our Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs at Dodd Hall and our Outpatient Medical Rehabilitation Programs. CARF recognized our programs as meeting the highest standards in quality, safety and outcome measures, which provide risk-reduction and accountability in our patient care. The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center's rehabilitation program has consistently ranked among the best in the nation.
- Since Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center is an academic medical center, you benefit from innovative research, a depth of medical expertise and the newest technologies and treatment techniques available.