Functional Capacity Evaluation
Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCEs) are the core service
of Back in Motion Functional Assessments Inc. (BiMFA). These
evaluations are conducted by registered occupational
therapists, certified as Work Capacity Examiners. Several of
these professionals are also Qualified Expert Witnesses in
the Supreme Court of BC, and in addition to Functional
Capacity Evaluations, have expertise in other medico-legal
Functional Capacity Evaluations provide objective
information about an individual's current abilities to
perform work tasks and activities of daily living. These
tasks include activities such as lifting, pushing and
pulling, repetitive tasks for the upper extremities,
precision tasks such as finger dexterity; and postural
tolerances such as sitting, standing and walking.
Standardized measures of consistency of effort and symptom
report are incorporated into the assessment protocol.
The FCE comes with a comprehensive report with specific
recommendations in one or more of the following areas:
return to work status, rehabilitation potential and plans,
ergonomic equipment needs, work site and work practice
modifications, and graduated return to work schedules.
Services are delivered in 7 office locations:
Ms. Terry Hillhouse