Functional Capacity Evaluations are often ordered to determine if one is physically ready to return to work, typically following a workplace injury or illness. Functional Capacity Evaluations are required to assess a multitude of situations, including Social Security applications, school to work transitions, car accident rehab and recovery, and other related circumstances. The Cornerstone Orthopedic Institute’s goal with every Functional Capacity Evaluation is to assess your ability to perform daily tasks, and to determine if that ability matches the requirements of your career. In the case of Social Security Disability and general injury assessments, that goal may be reversed, where The Cornerstone Orthopedic Institute determines your inability to perform tasks. In any such case, The Cornerstone Orthopedic Institute tackles your workplace injuries, accident injuries, conditions, and illnesses with a comprehensive top-down approach. By first understanding how your injuries, illnesses, or disabilities arose, The Cornerstone Orthopedic Institute can understand how your physical mobility may be affected, and how you’ve recovered in the weeks following.