Occupational Medicine

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Occupational Medicine services offered at Pro-Health in Midland, MI

If you experience an accident or injury on the job, it’s important to invest in occupational medicine. A physical exam can identify underlying medical conditions and help reduce the risk of future complications. At Pro-Health Urgent Care of Midland, our urgent care specialists and experienced doctors provide a complete suite of occupational medicine services, including drug testing and alcohol testing, worker’s compensation, and treatment of work-related injuries. To make an appointment in Midland, Michigan, call the office or book online today.

Occupational Medicine Q & A

What is occupational medicine?

Occupational medicine is a medical specialty focused on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of work-related injuries.

If you experience an injury at work, it’s important to alert your employer right away. Pushing through it or trying to “tough it out” may increase your risk of more serious issues later on.

What types of injuries does occupational medicine treat?

Pro-Health Urgent Care of Midland uses occupational medicine to treat various injuries, including:

  • Slips and trips
  • Overexertion
  • Crashes and collisions
  • Exposure to harmful substances
  • Sprains and strains
  • Fractures
  • Dislocated joints
  • Crush injuries
  • Lacerations
  • Falls

Pro-Health Urgent Care of Midland also provides pre-employment services, like drug and alcohol testing.

What services does occupational medicine provide?

Pro-Health Urgent Care of Midland offers various occupational medicine services, including:

Diagnosis and treatment of work-related injuries

A work-related injury can keep you sidelined for days, weeks, or even months. By visiting Pro-Health Urgent Care of Midland, it’s possible to speed up the recovery process. Your provider can develop a custom treatment plan that relieves inflammation, increases circulation, and encourages your body’s healing process.

Drug and alcohol testing

If you drive a commercial vehicle, like a semi-truck or a city bus, your employer might require routine drug and alcohol testing. Pro-Health Urgent Care of Midland regularly collects blood and urine onsite and sends them to a nearby laboratory for analysis.

Worker’s compensation

Worker’s compensation is a type of insurance that protects businesses and their employees in the event of job-related accidents or injuries. After a complete physical exam, your Pro-Health Urgent Care of Midland provider can fill out the necessary worker’s comp paperwork and submit it to your employer.

Why is occupational medicine important?

Occupational medicine is essential because it helps prevent potentially negative outcomes after work-related accidents and injuries. By visiting Pro-Health Urgent Care of Midland, you can speed up the recovery process and return to the job quicker than expected.

What should I bring to an occupational medicine visit?

Pro-Health Urgent Care of Midland recommends bringing the following information to your occupational medicine visit:

  • Health insurance card
  • Glasses, contacts, or hearing aids (if you have them)
  • Any paperwork required by your employer
  • Names of the medications and vitamins you take

To learn more about the benefits of occupational medicine, make an appointment at Pro-Health Urgent Care of Midland by calling the office or booking online today.