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Workers Compensation

Meet our Workers' Compensation Team

Main email for the department

Fax number for the department

Patricia Sellers
Workers' Compensation Manager
(919) 281-1831

Tammy Watkins
Team Lead
New Patients
(919) 281-1744

Established Patients:

Lynda Senter
Last names A-D
(919) 281-1821

Robin Boals
Last names E-K
(919) 281-1781

Ashley Hughes
Last names L-Q
(919) 281-1755

Sandra Patricia Clayton
Last names R-Z & Spanish Interpreter
(919) 281-1851

PT & OT Therapy:

Brayna Rhew
Last names A-L
(919) 281-1864

Erica Gwynn
Last names M-Z
(919) 281-1880

Second Opinions/IME's ONLY:

Trish Pickens
(All Patients)
(919) 281-1785

Occupational Health Program

EmergeOrtho offers comprehensive health care for the injured worker. Our Occupational Health Program promotes the continued wellbeing of your employees' health and their return to work.

EmergeOrtho's Return-to-Work Orientation

Our Workers' Compensation specialists work closely with employers, insurance companies, and rehabilitation consultants to ensure that the process following an injury is efficient and effective. We are results oriented, emphasizing ability rather than disability. Our specialists encourage patient involvement in the treatment process toward more swift rehabilitation and earlier return to work, lowering health care costs and enhancing your company's productivity.

We are committed to the health of your injured employee, their access to the best care available and their return to work as quickly as possible. In addition, our staff regularly continues their professional education and training to remain current with the latest treatment innovations.

WC Symposium Resource: Abbreviated Body Scanning Meditation

Helpful Forms:

Commonly Treated Problems:

  • Neck and Back Injuries
  • Hand, Wrist, Hip, Knee and Ankle Injuries
  • Sprains, Strains, Muscle Injuries
  • Fractures and Dislocations
  • Repetitive Motion Injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

EmergeOrtho offers a full range of complementary services including:

  • Acute Injury Care
  • Aquatic Therapy (Pool)
  • Orthopedic Urgent Care Health Centers (OUCH)
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Functional Capacity Evaluations
  • Work Conditioning
  • Work Site Programs
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Sports Medicine
  • Prosthetics and Orthotics-Board Certified and Accredited
  • Post-Accident Drug Screening available on site

Orthopedic Urgent Care Centers

Our Orthopedic Urgent Care Health Centers (OUCH) offer after hours care for your injured employee in the Apex, Brier Creek, Burlington, Chapel Hill, Durham, Oxford, Raleigh, Roanoke Rapids, Smithfield, Southpoint, Wake Forest, and Wilson locations. The centers are available to provide immediate care for such injuries as:

  • Cuts and Lacerations
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Slips, Trips, Falls
  • Back and Neck Injuries
  • Foot and Ankle Trauma
  • Hand and Wrist Injuries
  • X-ray and MRI Services
  • Post-Accident Drug Screening available on site

No Appointment Required!

Apex - 910 West Williams Street

Brier Creek - 7850 Brier Creek Parkway

Burlington - 1111 Huffman Mill Rd

Chapel Hill - 100 Perkins Drive

Durham - 120 William Penn Plaza

Oxford - 107 East McClanahan Street

Raleigh - 3100 Duraleigh Road

Roanoke Rapids - 171 N Carolina 125

Smithfield - 100 Kellie Drive

Southpoint - 249 East NC-54

Wake Forest - 11550 Common Oaks Drive

Wilson - 1803 Forest Hills Road

EmergeOrtho's comprehensive Occupational Healthcare Program is designed to help injured employees quickly return to work.

It is our mission to provide an orthopedic-based Occupational Health Program that delivers quality-driven medical outcomes focusing on providing exemplary patient care. Our program is designed to quickly return an injured employee to maximum employment potential.

  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Certified Hand Therapists

The majority of Workers' Compensation claims and costs are related to back injuries, tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and other repetitive motion injuries. EmergeOrtho employs therapists who specialize in work injury management, including credentialed McKenzie therapists and certified hand therapists. Our hand therapists utilize specialized evaluations and treatment for upper extremity acute, post-traumatic, and repetitive strain injuries. On-site custom splint fabrication is available. Emphasis is placed on active patient involvement and patient responsibility in regard to exercise, pain relief techniques, and return to work for the acutely injured worker. Our therapists are dedicated to helping businesses and industry control the frequency and resulting costs of on-the-job injuries.

Functional Capacity Evaluations, Comprehensive Work Conditioning, Work Site program and Back School Programs are available.

EmergeOrtho offers a highly-trained panel of Occupational Health providers, with specialists in such areas as:

  • Hand
  • Shoulder and Elbow
  • Spine
  • Joint Reconstruction
  • Foot and Ankle
  • Trauma

The provider who would be best suited to a patient depends on the nature and extent of the injury. This choice will be determined by our Occupational Health Care specialists, once a patient has been evaluated.

A Special Examination Program has been developed to meet the need for independent medical examinations, comprehensive second opinions, second reviews, second surgical opinions, re-evaluations of conditions and medical record reviews.

"Being able to access your Orthopedic Urgent Care on a Saturday was a God-send. It was wonderful to avoid an ER. Thank you all so much for being open on Saturdays and after hours, Monday through Friday."

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"Being able to access your Orthopedic Urgent Care on a Saturday was a God-send. It was wonderful to avoid an ER. Thank you all so much for being open on Saturdays and after hours, Monday through Friday."

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