Occupational Medicine

Urgent Care & Primary Care located in Tonopah, NV
Occupational Medicine

Occupational Medicine services offered in Tonopah, NV

If you’ve been injured at work and require immediate medical care, rely on Frontier Medical Group in Tonopah, Nevada. Board-certified physician Beraldo Vazquez, MD, and the experienced medical team provide comprehensive occupational medicine services to optimize recovery and ensure you receive reimbursement from workers’ compensation benefits. Schedule an in-person or telehealth appointment by phone, online, or a walk-in visit today.

Occupational Medicine Q&A

What is occupational medicine?

Occupational medicine at Frontier Medical Group includes health evaluations, laboratory testing, on-site imaging, and treatments as needed for injuries sustained at your workplace. 

Occupational injuries are common, and getting the most appropriate treatment is the key to making a quick and full recovery. See the Frontier Medical Group specialists at the first sign of a work-related injury.

What are the reasons I may need occupational medicine?

Common workplace injuries and their symptoms include:

  • Wounds
  • Fractures
  • Burns
  • Inhaled fumes
  • Wheezing
  • Eye injuries
  • Crushing injuries
  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Knee injuries
  • Shoulder injuries
  • Whiplash
  • Nerve pain
  • Strains
  • Sprains
  • Inflammation 
  • Migraines
  • Headaches 
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

You might get injured at work after falling down, being involved in an automobile accident, working with chemicals or heavy machinery, or lifting something heavy. 

The earlier you seek occupational medicine care for a workplace injury, the faster you can recover. The Frontier Medical Group team documents the cause and severity of your injury, so you can receive reimbursement from workers’ compensation if it applies to your situation.

What happens during occupational medicine appointments?

When visiting Frontier Medical Group to receive occupational medicine care, compassionate specialists offer pain relief if needed to help you feel more comfortable. They weigh you, check your blood pressure and other vital signs, and discuss your medical and accident histories.

During a physical exam, an urgent care specialist assesses your eyes, ears, throat, limbs, abdomen, and more. They listen to your heartbeat and breathing and may order on-site lab tests or imaging procedures.

After diagnosing your medical condition or injury, the Frontier Medical Group team discusses treatment options with you. They carefully document the injury and your treatment plan.

Which occupational medicine treatments are available?

Frontier Medical Group provides numerous occupational medicine treatment options tailored to your needs. They provide:

  • Wound care
  • Fracture care
  • IV therapy 
  • Medication prescriptions
  • Physical therapy
  • Psychological care
  • Pain management
  • Mind and body techniques 
  • Minor procedures
  • Specialist referrals

If you need major surgery or other complex treatments from another specialist, the Frontier Medical Group team refers you. They follow up when necessary to ensure you heal as quickly as possible. Call the Frontier Medical Group any time with questions.

Schedule an in-person or telehealth visit at Frontier Medical Group by phone or online today to take advantage of occupational medicine. Walk-in appointments are welcome.