Why You Need ERGO Physicals for Physically Demanding Jobs

In the world of jobs which require physical labor, back injuries — or any injury caused by physical overexertion — can cost money.  Time off the job affects the employee’s ability to earn a wage and being a man (or woman) down impacts the company’s bottom line as well.  Work related musculoskeletal injuries, according to […]

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Spring Seminar 2018 Recap

I & O Medical Centers would like to thank everyone who was able to come out and celebrate our 30th Anniversary Spring Seminar! It is such a pleasure to serve each and every company that we have been able to build such a great lasting relationship with. We had some wonderful speakers come to the […]

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Why I & O Medical Centers should be your #1 choice for Workers’ Compensation

With the Virginia Medical Fee Schedule in full effect, many employers may have thoughts about reconsidering who they send their employees to for medical care. Employers in the past have made their decision solely on pricing, but now that all fees for Workers’ Compensation are the same across the board, this decision may be tricky. I & O […]

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Falls Prevention Awareness Day

With the first day of fall upon us, September 22, I & O Medical Centers would like to highlight Falls Prevention Awareness Day, also known as FPAD. FPAD is observed to help those in the community become more aware of preventative measures that can be implemented to provide a safe and accident free work environment. “In […]

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“Excellent Workers’ Comp Medical Treatment”

With more board-certified occupational medicine experts than anyone in the region, I & O Medical Centers is Hampton Roads’ premier provider of industrial and occupational medicine services, including Workers’ Comp. We are committed to providing quality service and it is always an honor when when we receive positive responses from the companies we serve. The […]

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Tips to Beat the Heat

The OCC DOC’s guide to beat the heat Working outside is no easy task and it’s important to know how to stay safe from the heat we will experience this summer! Beat the heat with these 7 simple steps from the Department of Labor. Institute a heat acclimatization plan and medical monitoring program. Closely supervise […]

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Water Stations and Important Facts of Water

There has always been the stereotype of the water cooler being a place where employees go to gossip and waste valuable company time. On the contrary, there are many benefits to providing water for employees. The standard amount of water a person should be drinking daily is 64 fl. oz., and this number increases depending on one’s physical activity […]

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Presentation: Basic Accident Investigation

We want to thank everyone who attended our Spring Seminar… it was a great success! A special thanks to our presenters: John Parker with Vico Construction, Bradley Carofino, MD, FAAOS, with Atlantic Orthopaedic Specialists, and Molly Foster, PT, MSPT, CMTPT with Tidewater Physical Therapy. If you missed our seminar, you missed a great opportunity to learn about the […]

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5 Lessons I Learned From a Tradesman

by Sara Schu, I & O Medical Centers I grew up in a small Virginia town where CEOs and millionaires were far and few between; instead, we had farmers and skilled laborer jobs. Coming from a community where a hard day’s work was the only way to survive, I have instilled within me admiration and […]

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