What is a Functional Capacity Evaluation?

Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE) is a comprehensive battery of performance-based tests commonly used to determine the ability for work, activities of daily living, or leisure activities. The need for functional evaluation was identified in the 1980s by workers’ compensation systems … Read more

Who Are Physical Therapists?

Physical therapists (PTs) are highly-educated, licensed health care professionals who can help patients reduce pain and improve or restore mobility – in many cases without expensive surgery and often reducing the need for long-term use of prescription medications and their … Read more

Role of a Physical Therapist

Physical therapists (PTs) are health care professionals who diagnose and treat individuals of all ages, from newborns to the very oldest, who have medical problems or other health-related conditions that limit their abilities to move and perform functional activities in their … Read more

Staying Strong, Fit, and Independent

Exercise and physical activity are great ways to have fun, be with friends and family, and enjoy the outdoors. But regular exercise and physical activity can also have a direct impact on your everyday life. The benefits they provide can … Read more

Benefits of Exercise

One of the Healthiest Things You Can Do Like most people, you’ve probably heard that physical activity and exercise are good for you. In fact, being physically active on a regular basis is one of the healthiest things you can … Read more

Three Keys to Exercise Success

You want to be more active, and you’ve already talked to your doctor about the types of exercise and physical activity that are right for you. But now you’re wondering how to get started. How can you fit more activity … Read more