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... the other side wants to send me for a Functional Capacity Exam. I've researched this, and know that varying forms can be grueling. What should I do to prepare myself for this test? ... (6 replies)
... then my lawyer thinks they will settle. I think the exam will be sometime in June, so I'll keep y'all posted. Thanks again. ... (6 replies)
... ey both told me i should go for ssd.they both have said that they didnt think i would be able to do any kind of work.my pain management doctor then sent me for a functional capacity exam i had that done and they said they didnt see how i could work. ... (5 replies)

... The insurance carrier is asking you to get a functional capacity exam in order to provide them with an update. You've been on disability for a while, and they want to see if you've improved, and where you stand overall. ... (11 replies)
... If they expected an improvement than he may have to go to a functional capacity exam to determine if he is capable of some type of self sufficent employment. ... (2 replies)
... Rustygirl When is your FCE? Hope things go well for you. Know what you mean about no options except morphine pump and stimulator. I had a pump implanted few years ago because nothing more could be done. Still can't do much of anything and have had to accept my life the way it is. Not easy, some days I deal with it better than others. Hope the FCE isn't too bad for you... (6 replies)
... I'm definitely not looking forward to this. I'm having a really bad day today - was in bed for most of the afternoon as my low back hurt so badly :eek: . It's hurting in the area of my instrumentation, but I had it checked out and nothing's wrong, so I guess I just did too much the last couple of days (I've been trying to walk on my treadmill more - at least 30 minutes every... (6 replies)
... I agree that FCEs are VERY painful. I couldn't walk for 5 days afterwards without using a walker. The Dr. was very nice and he told me to let him know when something woudl srat hurting and he would immediately stop. I did and he did stop, but I was still in alot of pain that really made itself known the next morning. (6 replies)
... Hi - I won't lie to you FCE's are painful and you will probably be miserable for several days afterwards. But the good news is they carry a huge amount of weight in your case. I've had 3 and each was completely different so I can't tell you exactly what to expect. but I do agree COMPLETELY with countrykid's advice. Do not sit there and not say anything! Tell them every... (6 replies)
... My suggestion to you is do not do anything that will further injure you back. If during a test you are unable to do anymore don't....tell them...make sure you verbally communicate that whatever you are asked to do ..that it is hurting or causing pain they know about it.....They CAN NOT tell what the amount of pain you are experiencing nor what you can physically do. Years ago... (6 replies)
... hing about my physical abilities because all he does is ask me how much pain I am and then gives me my prescriptions. He has never given me any kind of physical exam or ordered any tests, like an MRI, cat scan, etc. ... (4 replies)
... I find claimant has the residual functional capacity to perform sedentary work. ... (10 replies)




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