Workman’s compensation is the monetary compensation offered from an employer to an injured employee or the dependents in cases of death.
Common injuries at the workplace include:
- Bone dislocations
- Soft tissue injuries
- Injuries requiring limb amputations
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Injuries at the Workplace
Injuries at the workplace are quite common and may be debilitating. Workplace injuries often occur because of high-risk jobs, lack of scarcity in safety devices, lack of training, higher number of manual workers and repetitive stress.
Repetitive stress injuries are the most common types of work-related injuries with several risk factors, including repetitive, forceful, or prolonged exertion of the hands and prolonged awkward postures.
The doctors at Midwest Orthopedic Specialists play a key role in treating work related injuries, diseases, and helping patients recover from occupational injuries and illnesses. Up to 85% of Worker’s Compensation cases are musculoskeletal. Dr. Richard Baumann, Dr. Curtis Burton, Dr. Rahul Basho, and Ashley Hodges, NP-C strive to offer the best in orthopedic care, determining if a patient has a pre-existing condition or experienced an on-the-job injury, as they focus their specialties on returning the injured worker back to gainful employment. An injured employee is returned to work immediately after being seen either with or without restrictions 97% of the time.
For further information regarding care under worker’s compensation please contact Misti Martin, CPC
Worker’s Compensation Coordinator at 573-600-9329.
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