How Occupational Health Injury Treatment Is Done at SNOHC?
An injury is an instance of injured, harm or damaged. It can be the result of a trauma, wound, bruise, laceration, cut, chemical exposure, eye, heat or musculoskeletal injuries. At SNOHC, patient can get help to recover from her/his work-related injury. This can be done through comprehensive physical examination and special testing such as labs and imaging. Once the diagnosis is established, patient will work closely with one of our providers to ensure prompt recovery. At SNOHC, patients may get help for close monitoring and faster recovery without delay. Referral to specialists will be made if patient need special care that is not offer at SNOHC. Compared to other centers, appointment can be done the same day. Workmans comp is our priority at Southern Nevada Occupational Health Center so patient may walk in without scheduling an appointment.
HOW CAN INJURY OCCUR?
An injury is an unplanned or an unintentional event of getting harmed without prior precautions. Injury is not only confined to occur in one part of the body. But, it can occur anywhere in the body. Injury can be visible if it is a wound, scar, scratch, lesion or an abrasion. But, there are internal injuries as well. For instance, if you get a muscle strain or sprain, or you happen to fracture your bone, it is known as the internal injury. Internal injury may not be visible on the skin, but it swells the muscles within the affected area. Also, inflammation is common in internal injuries.
TREATMENT OF INTERNAL INJURY
At SNOHC, if you are reported to have an internal injury, you receive an immediate medical attention. The doctor in the emergency ward will inspect you right away. At SNOHC, you will be facilitated with an X-RAY service, to ensure if there is any internal injury. The doctors will then look through the fractures or the muscle strain, if there are any. Internal injuries are more dangerous than the wounds and scratches, so it will be treat immediately at SNOHC.