Work Related Injuries
The physician specialists of South Florida International Orthopaedics, P.A. have extensive expertise and training in the care of injured workers. We have a dedicated workers compensation coordinator and philosophy of stay at work, or where not possible, a return to work asap. We offer excellent communication with adjusters and case managers as well as with our patients. All forms are sent back the same day patient is seen. We are experienced not only in specialty care in orthopaedics, but also as serving as physicians of record under workmans compensation and coordination of care with other specialists as needed in providing comprehensive care to our patients.
We believe in working closely with the patient, the employer and the carrier to develop appropriate work restrictions and light duty assignments. Our cost-containment strategies include a conservative approach to the use of ancillary services and testing procedures. We understand the value of work-injury prevention and provide education to our patients in proper body mechanics ergonomic and post-injury rehabilitation. Additionally, our physicians have received special training in workers compensation report writing to assure that our written communications are ratable and meet all accepted legal standards.