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Orthopedic injuries can often be caused by work-related accidents. The physicians at Orthopedic Specialists of SW Florida provide non-surgical as well as surgical management of work-related injuries. All of our providers are Work Comp certified by the State of Florida. We have a dedicated Work Comp team who work together with the physician, patient, nurse case manager, adjuster, and employer to coordinate the medical treatment plan for the patient.
It is very important to report your injury to your employer as soon as possible. Even the most minor of injuries can develop into major health problems. Your employer should report your injury to their Workers’ Compensation carrier who will then assign an adjuster to your claim. This adjuster should direct you as to where to go to seek medical treatment.
We focus on early determination of your diagnosis, and development of a personalized treatment plan in order to allow for a more rapid recovery, results will vary by individual. We offer comprehensive services including professional evaluation and management, full-body accredited MRI, physical and occupational therapy including certified hand therapists, digital X-ray, ultrasound, and injections.
If you’ve been injured on the job and you’re ready for support from the top orthopedic surgeons Fort Myers has to offer, with Orthopedic Specialists of SWFL. We will make every effort to work with you and your work comp carrier to assist in the management of your care.
Orthopedic Specialists of SW Florida is the largest medical orthopedic and spine practice within Lee, Collier, Charlotte, and Hendry counties. All of our physicians are knowledgeable in treating work-related injuries and their unique circumstances.
Our primary focus is providing timely services and detailed reporting of pertinent findings (e.g. DWC-25 form) in order to improve a patient’s functionality. We aim to facilitate a prompt return to gainful employment.
We offer comprehensive services including:
If you’re ready to receive the full support of an experienced and compassionate team that is focused on helping you get back on the job safely and with confidence, we’re ready to meet you! Schedule your first appointment with OSSWF today.
Additional advantages of receiving work injury treatment from OSSWF include:
All of these elements can help ensure that you receive both the treatment and the compensation you deserve.
The first thing you should do is seek medical attention. Once you have been seen by a doctor, you should contact your employer and let them know about the injury.