Injuries on duty

There is a range of injuries that can occur at work, depending on the type of work or occupation, injuries may include fractures, dislocations, nerve injuries, burns, bites, amputations, crush wounds and blunt trauma.

These injuries on duty may vary, from mild injuries to serious hand trauma that may lead to disability. As your hand surgeon at the Garden Route Hand Unit, your doctor will strive to provide you with the best possible outcome for work-related injuries, restoring your hand and upper limb to optimal functioning post-injury with hand therapy.

The Garden Route Hand Unit is well-equipped in dealing with the full range of work-related injuries to the upper limb, considering non-surgical treatment options or surgery when needed. We can also assist employees and employers in medical evaluations for injuries and conditions of the hand, wrist and elbow, injury on duty claims and the necessary related documentation.