"A good surgeon knows how to operate, a better surgeon knows when to operate, but the best surgeon knows when not to operate" Sports Medicine & Injuries: All too often injuries sustained at work or during sports are not given the attention to treatment and rehab that they deserve. Not caring for a seemingly minor injury could create much greater activity concerns down the line. We can help you prevent further injury and let you know the best course of action for healing, considering anything from integrative to surgical reconstruction.
Pediatric: Whether your child suffers from painful feet, sports-related injuries, walking abnormalities, we are well versed in the treatment of these conditions too. We can provide your children initially (prophylactic) with functional solutions to try minimize the effect on their future lives.
Reconstructive Surgery: At times the best treatment for you may in fact require surgery. Whether it is acute, sub-acute or chronic we have the training, knowledge and staff to handle these procedures in the most timeous and cost-effective manner, encouraging early range of motion and rapid return to activities.
Workers Compensation: Primary or secondary treating physician. Permanent and stationary reports (PR-4). Qualified medical evaluations (QME) and Agreed medical evaluations (AME). Independant medical evaluations (IME) and Independant medical review (IMR). Causation and work related issues. Treatment is also available at Concentra and U.S. HealthWorks clinics. Appropriateness of care and treatment redirection issues. Assessment of maximal medical improvement, permanent impairment an apportionment. Return to work and (functional) work capacity issues, rehabilitation issues. Medical record review and consulting opinions. Litigation support including consults with attorney, depositions and testimony. Peer reviewed scientific literature review and evidence based opinions. All legal evaluations are scheduled directly with the Orthopedic Evaluation Center (OEC) Tel: (415) 202-1920 or IPM Medical Group Tel: (925) 482-8105