When you have suffered an injury on the job, you may need the assistance of a specialized surgeon in order to successfully heal your injury. There are special surgical procedures that are necessary to heal complex breaks and tears of various bones, ligaments, and tendons. It is important that you follow up with such specialists to ensure you get the care you need.
Orthopedic surgeons specialize in a number of different injuries, especially those related to on the job hand injuries, foot injuries, knee injuries, and shoulder injuries. The have been trained to provide surgical solutions for injuries sustained while you worked especially for complicated broken bones or disabling ligament tears.
Your primary physician will likely refer you to an orthopedic surgeon if your injury will require one or multiple surgeries. It is important to make an appointment and get a proper evaluation as soon as possible. If you let a broken bone heal improperly, you may not be able to use that particular injured body part correctly for the rest of your life.
Many times workers will dismiss hand or foot injuries on the job, preferring to keep working instead of reporting the incident. When torn tendons or broken bones are not tended to properly, they will not heal as they should giving you a lifetime of pain and maybe even leaving you partially or fully disabled.
If you have suffered an injury while on the job, it is important to get the proper medical care as soon as possible and continue through with treatments so you have a better chance of returning to a normal work schedule and a normal life as soon as possible. Contact our office toll free at 888-799-3918 or use our online contact form for more information.