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About Worker’s Compensation at Cascade Orthopedics

Injuries can happen anywhere, even at work. When you have a skeletal condition or injury from your job, you need appropriate care. Cascade Orthopaedics in Auburn and Bonney Lake is a workers’ compensation provider, caring for conditions and injuries that affect the musculoskeletal system. For management of your workers’ compensation injury, call the office nearest you or schedule an appointment online today.

Worker’s Compensation Q & A

What is workers’ compensation?

Workers’ compensation is a type of insurance for injured workers. When you get hurt at work, your employer is liable and must cover the cost of your medical care, as well as a percentage of your lost wages.

Workers’ compensation isn’t the same as health insurance, and not all health care providers treat work injuries or manage workers’ compensation claims.

Cascade Orthopaedics understands the complexity of workers’ compensation claims, cases, and care, and offers his services to treat injured workers.

The orthopaedic surgical clinic participates with the Oregon Workers’ Compensation State Accident Insurance Fund (SAIF), Washington Workers’ Compensation, and various small private programs.

What types of workers’ compensation injuries need orthopaedic care?

Cascade Orthopaedics are experienced orthopaedic surgeons who diagnose and treat conditions that affect the musculoskeletal system. They provide care for workers’ compensation injuries such as:

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Elbow disorders
  • Tendinitis
  • Bursitis
  • Shoulder disorders
  • Fractures
  • Sprains and strains
  • Knee pain

Cascade Orthopaedics offers same-day appointments for workers’ compensation injuries, so there’s no need to go to the emergency room for immediate care. 

What are the workers’ compensation services?

Cascade Orthopaedics offers a wide range of workers’ compensation services, from patient care to filing claims. These services include:

On-site imaging

For patient convenience, Cascade Orthopaedics, offers on-site imaging so they can fully assess the severity of the work injury. This helps get an accurate diagnosis and an effective treatment plan right away.

Pain management

Several team members at Cascade Orthopaedics specializ  in pain management and offers several interventional pain management treatments to ease discomfort from a work injury. This includes spine and joint injections.

Physical therapy

Physical therapy benefits many orthopaedic injuries and conditions, easing pain, supporting the healing process, and helping the injured worker get back to their regular activities.

Washington State Labor and Industries (L & I) claims

Your doctor also files L & I claims for injuries and diseases. 

Rating examinations

The orthopaedic practice also conducts thorough rating examinations of injured workers to help with appropriate compensation for their legal claim.

Call Cascade Orthopaedics, or schedule an appointment online today for comprehensive workers' compensation care.