Workers’ Compensation

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Orthopedics & Sports Medicine located in Santa Monica and Torrance, CA1

Even if your job isn’t physically demanding — but especially if it is — you may be at risk for a work-related injury. The board-certified and fellowship-trained surgeons at Central Jersey Hand Surgery in Eatontown, Toms River, and Freehold, New Jersey are workers’ compensation certified. Call your nearest office today if you’ve suffered an orthopedic injury at work. Call us.

Worker's Compensation Q & A

What is workers’ compensation?

Workers’ compensation is a type of insurance that helps cover medical expenses, missed wages, and the cost of ongoing rehabilitative care for employees who become sick or injured while doing their job.

When it comes to work-related injuries, it’s important to see a qualified professional who has experience with the workers’ compensation process. 

The team at Central Jersey Hand Surgery is workers’ compensation certified and has extensive experience treating and diagnosing the full spectrum of workplace injuries. 

What are the common work-related Orthopedic injuries?

Workplace injuries can result from a specific injury, like a fall or motor vehicle collision, or they can develop gradually from repetitive motions. Common injuries involved in workers’ compensation claims include:

- Hand and wrist injuries

- Carpal tunnel syndrome

- Fractures

You need an accurate diagnosis from a certified medical professional for your workers’ compensation claim. 

The team at Central Jersey Hand Surgery carefully evaluates your condition and uses advanced diagnostic imaging techniques. They also determine when you can safely return to work.