Occupational Health Services
Dr. Brown is a board certified specialist in Occupational Health and Ergonomics by the American Chiropractic Board on Occupational Health. He has provided services for local employers and injured employees since 1999. He is a Past President and current member of the Executive Committee of the American Chiropractic Association Council on Occupational Health.
OSHA Compliant Audiometry
Drug Screening: DOT and Job Related
Alcohol Screening via Breathalizer
Work Injury Case Management
Lifting Safety Training
Worker Injury Case Management
Early return to work is a priority in the care of the injured worker. Studies show chiropractic to be an economical pathway in workers' compensation cases. While providing thorough care, Dr. Brown helps the worker understand the nature and cause of the injury. Instruction on prevention, at work and at home, helps the worker feel confident to return to the job and reduce the chances of reinjury.
As a Certified Trainer of the PowerLift® safe lifting method, Dr. Brown has helped reduce lifting related injury in local industy and health facilities. This proven technique and patented teaching method help the worker compare the old and new way to lift. They will convince themselves that the new way is not only safer but it feels better. Follow up minisessions help reinforce a safe lifting culture within the workplace. Trian-the-Trainer programs are also available.
D.O.T./C.D.L. and preplacement/return-to-work physical exams
Dr. Brown is the first Certified Medical Examiner listed on National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners in the local area. He has provided hundreds of physicals for industry related needs. DOT physicals for local trucking and tow companies and private drivers along with New Richmond, Somerset, Stillwater and Hudson school bus companies for over 15 years.
Preplacement and return-to-work physicals assure that the worker is fit for duty, thus reducing risk of injury and reducing employer related costs.