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Work-Related Injury Care

Work-Related Injury Care

If you experience an injury on the job - whether it’s a broken bone, torn ligament or a more serious problem - Augusta University Health Orthopedics offers knowledgeable care and prompt attention that sets us apart.

Work-Related Injury Care

If you experience an injury on the job - whether it’s a broken bone, torn ligament or a more serious problem - Augusta University Health Orthopedics offers knowledgeable care and prompt attention that sets us apart.

Our goal is to help you get back to work and to assist your employer in your return to a safe workplace. Our work-related injury services include:

  • Skilled and compassionate care, by fellowship-trained orthopedic physicians who specialize in your type of injury.
  • Same-day appointments, for workers’ compensation cases.
  • Complete understanding of federal and state Workers’ Compensation regulations.
  • Care coordination for claims, by a full-time nurse clinician, who helps to reduce claims time and costs by coordinating communications among physicians, case managers, patients and employers.
  • Workplace injury reports, we provide clear, comprehensive reports after each appointment.

Accidents happen in the workplace, we see patients who have suffered with the following work-related injuries and more, including,

  • Collisions 
  • Falls and slips
  • Fractures and Sprains
  • Fume and toxin inhalation
  • Injury from falling objects 
  • Lacerations
  • Loud noise injuries 
  • Repetitive strain injury

Workers benefit from the resources of Augusta University Health's comprehensive orthopedic services. Our treatments include:

  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy 
  • Surgery

Patients Support

We are here to assist you and follow your progress throughout your work-related injury treatment offering,

  • Individualized work conditioning, to help you return successfully to your workplace.
  • Third-party functional capacity evaluations, to personalize workplace injury treatment and monitor results.
 

Our Providers

Augusta University Medical Center specialists provide care and support throughout your entire healthcare journey.

Agochukwu, Uzondu F., MD

Spine & Reconstructive Surgery/Orthopedics

Homlar, Kelly, MD

Orthopedic Oncology

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