If you were injured at work, you may be referred to Ohio State’s Functional Capacity Program. Our team will evaluate your current strength and physical endurance relative to your work responsibilities. Evaluation results will help determine whether you will be able to return to work in the same capacity as before your injury or if any restrictions will be required.

Our Patients

The Functional Capacity Program at Ohio State works with referred patients to help determine work restrictions or limitations and also partial or permanent disability claims. This includes patients with:

Why choose The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center?

Personalized Care: You will receive a personal evaluation that helps create an individualized care plan to meet your needs and lead you toward your health goals. Our team objectively measures your ability or disability related to future work and function. 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.

Accredited Care: We are proud that our Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs at Dodd Hall and our Outpatient Medical Rehabilitation Programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). 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. Our physical therapists are certified in the WorkWell Systems™. Our program is clinically validated and our expert team has the technology, skill and training required to perform these extensive evaluations.

Nation’s Best: Ohio State’s rehabilitation program consistently ranks among the best in the nation. As an academic medical center, Ohio State offers comprehensive medical expertise, the most advanced technologies and treatment techniques and innovative care backed by research knowledge.