FASTEC Comprehensive Assessment
The multidisciplinary FASTEC evaluation is led by highly respected and well-known physiatrist, Dr. Gordon Ko. The focus of the FASTEC evaluation is on soft tissue and muscle injuries that occur as a result of an MVC, Slip and Fall, or LTD.
The FASTEC evaluation provides a detailed, defensible report containing findings, summaries of the client’s disabilities, prognosis, and recommendations for further diagnostic investigations, as well as, further treatment options. Furthermore, the evaluation results in clear and defensible commentary on the impact of injuries on activities of daily living, as well as, work demands and the client’s ability to return to work.
The Foundational Assessment is a cost-effective way to answer YOUR questions for those cases that are not on the verge of going to court. It will provide you with dependable information to assist you and your client in evaluating the case and preparing for negotiations. This report will provide comments on Diagnoses, Prognosis and make Disability statements. The assessment and report will make evidence-based, objective conclusions and will hold up in negotiations.
Included in this report:
Physiatry or Orthopaedic evaluation
Referral for Diagnostic tests as needed
All administration handling involved in setting up the assessment, communication with the client, and ensuring you receive your report in a timely, efficient and cost-effective manner.
*Please note that for matters that proceed to trial, a multi-disciplinary FASTEC Comprehensive Assessment is mandatory, even if a Foundational Assessment has already been completed.
Evaluating the physical, mental and behavioural injuries for client's suffering from motor vehicle collision injuries, we provide in-depth, quality and evidence-based reports, helping you to support your client's claims. Our professionals will help to identify your client's activities of daily living and essential tasks of their employment are compromised due to injuries suffered in the motor vehicle collision.
Our professionals include:
Functional Abilities Evaluation
Diagnostic Facet Joint Block Testing
Lawyers need to know if a client has a physical injury that can be supported by medical evidence. Preparing an in depth analysis can be costly. It would be of value to have a brief, inexpensive test to identify clients who have physical injuries.
Here at FASTEC, we are introducing an opportunity to have your client assessed in a timely and cost effective manner in order to help determine the source of pain. Diagnostic facet joint block testing is the ideal objective and gold standard test measure for identifying your client's source of pain.
Learn more here.
Functional Abilities Evaluation (FAE)
A Functional Abilities Evaluation is performed by a certified Kinesiologist to help identify your client’s physical work tolerance. Using thorough assessment tools and measurements, the assessor will determine the physical impairments, abilities, and limitations that exist.
Comprehensive Orthopaedic Researched Evaluations (CORE)
CORE evaluations are led by an established and well regarded orthopaedic surgeon who is extremely well qualified to evaluate and render opinions on injuries sustained by your client.
The prepared report (as well as all other reports prepared using our services) contains detailed findings, an executive summary of findings, recommendations for further investigations and treatments, and prognosis. We also include commentary on impact of the injuries on work activities and activities of daily living.
Psychiatric Evaluation Centres and Sleep-Medicine (PECS)
With PECS, an assessment and report regarding issues which are pertinent to the injury are provided. Sleep studies and evaluations are performed when required. The PECS evaluation can be performed independently but it is usually combined with an assessment of physical impairments (either physiatry or orthopaedic)
Psychiatric, Rehabilitation, Orthopaedic, and Functional Evaluation Services (PROFES)
PROFES is a complete and extremely comprehensive evaluation consisting of physiatry, orthopaedic, chiropractic, and psychiatric assessments and reports, as well as a Functional Abilities Evaluation (FAE).
PROFES is designed to evaluate the condition of an individual in the most detailed manner. This option is useful in complicated TORT cases. The information from this evaluation is beneficial for future CAT assessments. All findings are detailed and presented in a consensus executive summary report. Other assessors can be added (e.g. neurologist, neuropsychiatrist, dental specialist, etc.) as required and requested.