Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians offers baseball players and other dedicated athletes with Tommy John Surgery as an option to repair torn ligaments in the elbow. This injury, a torn or damaged ulnar collateral ligament (UCL), commonly affects pitchers in baseball. This procedure was named after Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Tommy John. Over half of Tommy John’s career wins came after his surgery.
The physicians and staff from Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians in Atlanta, Georgia are impartial experts when it comes to testing for back and spine injuries. There are times when you may need an independent medical evaluation. Your insurance company typically asks for an independent medical examination. This examination will provide information for reports to establish the degree of your injury or disability.
An independent medical examination helps in determining questions regarding your medical condition and the treatments that you may need due to your impairment.
There are many reasons you may need an independent medical examination. Here are a few:
- Your insurance company may request an independent medical examination. Your insurance company may have a contrasting opinion with your plan for treatment or your permanent disability rating. This rating will help determine how much you will receive in benefits due to your injury.
- You may request an independent medical examination if you disagree with your doctor’s evaluations and opinions.
- Independent medical examinations can help determine your worker’s comp case. They also carry legal weight that can be used as evidence at future hearings related to your injury.
If you need an Independent Medical Evaluation for any reason, contact Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians today. We will work with you to determine the cause and extent of medical injuries as well as determining whether or not you reached maximum benefit from treatment and whether or not any physical impairment remains after treatment. Contact Ortho Sport & Spine Physicians today.
5788 Roswell Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30328
Phone: (678) 752-7246