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Occupational Medicine Specialist

Medical Access

Internal Medicine, Primary Care, Urgent Care Centers & Occupational Medicine located in Germantown, MD, Alexandria, VA & Woodbridge, VA

Medical Access is a full-service family medicine practice that offers a range of occupational medicine services at its offices in Germantown, Maryland, and Alexandria and Woodbridge, Virginia. Whether you’re an injured worker or a manager trying to improve employee health, the team at Medical Access can provide the care you need. Call the office today to learn more about occupational medicine or use the online form to schedule a consultation.

Occupational Medicine Q & A

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What is occupational medicine?

Occupational medicine is a medical specialty focused on the health care needs of workers. This includes management of employee wellness, as well as injuries. 

The experienced team at Medical Access specializes in occupational medicine and offers many specific services that benefit employees and employers, including:

  • Management of workplace injuries
  • Private contracts with companies for employee health exams
  • Employee health coaching
  • Department of Transportation (DOT) physical exams

The practice takes a patient-centered and evidence-based approach to care. 

How can occupational medicine help with my workplace injury?

Medical Access specializes in the treatment and management of work injuries and can provide the comprehensive care you need to manage your unexpected workplace injury. 

They also have considerable experience in supporting employees who are seeking workers’ compensation, a program that provides no-fault insurance coverage for expenses caused by workplace injuries.

The family medicine specialists are up-to-date on federal and state guidelines regarding work injuries and can provide the timely and effective care you need so you get back to work as quickly and safely as possible. 

During your initial work injury visit, the team reviews your symptoms and medical history and performs a physical exam. Diagnostic tests, such as X-rays or MRIs, are also completed to confirm or rule out a diagnosis and help with the development of your treatment plan.

The team then provides you with your personalized work injury treatment plan, which may include medication, activity modification, and a referral to physical therapy. You will continue to follow up with the occupational medicine specialists at Medical Access until you’ve recovered from your work injury. 

Throughout your treatment, the team adjusts your plan to assist with the healing process, which may include referrals to other specialists as needed. 

What occupational medicine services are available?

The team at Medical Access focuses on prevention and offers private contracts with companies to provide employee health services. Some of the key services the Medical Access team provides include:

  • Employer-required pre-employment physicals 
  • Drug and alcohol testing
  • DOT testing and physicals
  • Executive physicals
  • Annual physicals
  • Worker’s compensation claims
  • Worksite burn treatment
  • Worksite eye injury treatment
  • Worksite cut and laceration treatment
  • Worksite musculoskeletal injury rehabilitation
  • Worksite broken bone repair

Taking good care of your employees and their health may reduce absenteeism, improve workplace morale, and increase production. Medical Access is committed to helping employers create a happy and healthy work environment with their occupational medicine services. 

To learn more about occupational medicine at Medical Access, call the office today.