Balancing employer and insurance-provider goals of medical cost containment with an employee’s need to reduce lost time, due to a job-related injury, can be challenging. Early intervention by an orthopedic specialist benefits both the patient and the employer with accurate diagnosis well as proper treatment strategy.
The orthopedic specialists associated with Direct Orthopedic Care are recognized as some of Idahos’ most experienced providers for care and treatment of work-related orthopedic injuries. Our clinical staff, have treated thousands of cases related to on-the-job injuries. Our expertise ranges from neck and back issues to hand, leg, hip, shoulder, arm, knee injuries.
As a center committed to conservative care, Direct Orthopedic Care (DOC) strives to restore the patient to the highest possible state of function as quickly and cost effectively as possible. Our comprehensive treatment strategies include advanced diagnostics, physical therapy, injection therapy, physical therapy, patient education and surgical options. Along with the treatment of immediate or chronic problems, we strive to integrate the doctrine of prevention in all our treatment plans as a way to alleviate possible future difficulties.
Direct Orthopedic Care believes in concise, timely communication between patients, employers and insurance providers. Our unique Worker’s Compensation approach can assist with up-to-date information concerning treatment status, return-to-work questions, policy and coverage, as well as individual workers comp standards for each employer.