Orthopedic Independent Medical Examinations (IME) are important tools in determining causation in a majority of the musculoskeletal injury claims.
Whether it be at work, related to an auto accident or from other type of accident, a large majority of injury claims are a result of musculoskeletal complaints or symptoms. As a result, the number or legal proceeding that require an Orthopedic IME are extremely high across the state of California.
The main purpose of an Ortho IME is to independently asses the medical symptoms of a person to determine if they are related to the accident, injury or illness. Therefore, it is extremely important to find an IME in Fresno that has experience in conducting Orthopedic IMEs.
Orthopedic Surgeons are focused on the evaluation, preservation, and restoration of the form and function of the spine and upper and lower extremities. More specifically, the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments and tendons of the body.
Orthopedic Surgeons may be involved in independent medical examinations that are necessitated by trauma or injury to the back or spine, hands, feet, knees, hips, shoulders, or elbows. Orthopedic IMEs also assess preexisting or degenerative changes of the cervical, thoracic, or lumbar spine.
If you are looking for an Ortho IME, use the online request an Ortho IME in Fresno form to get the process started.