Occupational Medicine

Business success depends upon the productivity of the workforce. Occupational medicine helps businesses and organizations prevent and manage occupational and environmental injuries, illnesses and disabilities.

Hometown Health Blog

'Tech neck': Technology's effect on your neck

Almost half of Americans report using their smartphones four to five hours daily. Your posture and the time spent using a screened device can increase your chances of having a "tech neck."

April 10, 2024

5 tips for setting up your home workspace

If you recently moved to a new office space, it's important for you to assess the ergonomics so you are comfortable while working. Here are five things you can do to keep productive.

March 30, 2020

7 steps to take to maximize health, safety of professional drivers

Did you know that truck driving is among the most hazardous occupations in the U.S.? Fortunately, there are steps to take to improve and maximize the health and safety of professional drivers.

Scott Riester, M.D. By Scott Riester December 13, 2018

Injured at work? You can choose the doctor

Unfortunately, accidents happen, even on the job. In 2012, nearly 3 million people suffered nonfatal injuries while working, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It’s important for people to know that in Wisconsin, injured employees have the right to choose what health care facility they go to for workers’ compensation care.

Andrew Floren, M.D. By Andrew Floren October 10, 2014

Avoiding and recovering from work-related injuries

Knowledge of work-related injuries with actions to prevent them will keep you healthy and avoid missed work days.

May 29, 2014