Multidisciplinary assessments are completed by the following health care professionals:

  • Physicians
  • Physical Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • D. Psychologists
  • Rehabilitation Coordinators
  • Chiropractors

The purpose of the multidisciplinary assessment is to:

  • Determine and verify accurate diagnosis of the client’s condition.
  • Assess physical, medical, functional and psychosocial status of the client.
  • Identify indicators of chronic disability in the specific client’s situation and recommend appropriate intervention.
  • Review the client’s medical management, rehabilitation participation, and treatment outcomes to date.
  • Assess the client's functional and work capabilities.
  • Review, as necessary, a job analysis for a client and the potential for a graduated return to work program.


The assessment team will develop recommendations which may include referral for further assessment by appropriate specialists, and/or the treatment of the client with specialized services such as, but not limited to:

  • physical conditioning
  • pain management and stress management
  • treatment by an interdisciplinary team at the secondary rehabilitation program level
  • tertiary interdisciplinary program treatment
  • a return to normal activity plan