Occupational Medicine is the medical specialty devoted to prevention and management of auto and work injuries.  Healthy, productive workers and safe working environments are central to our integrative occupational medicine programs. If you are injured at work, Manakai O Malama can provide full service medical evaluation, patient advocacy, specialty referrals and rehabilitative services. 

Occupational Medicine also includes treatment of: No Fault/Auto Injury- injury while driving or involving a motor vehicle, Third Party Liability- Injury occurring while in a public place such as stores, restaurants, etc. 

The following are our areas of particular expertise: Workers’ injuries, Auto injuries, Sports injuries, Pain management, Physical rehabilitation, Head, neck, & back problems, Surgical rehabilitation.


At Manakai O Malama our occupational medicine team specializes in creating a comprehensive, team-based approach to the treatment of work-related and auto injuries. By developing a rigorous treatment plan integrating our robust suite of services, our doctors can offer the best possible long term outcomes, and help you get back to your daily life sooner.

Treatment services often related to medical treatment of work injury and auto accidents include: physical therapy, occupational therapy, psychological services, brain health services, acupuncture, regenerative medicine, chiropractic, and more. 

In addition to treatment of work and auto related injuries, Manakai offers: pre-employment medical exams, accommodations and disability evaluation, medical leave evaluation and more. 

Common Workers’ Compensaion Injuries:

  • Soft tissue sprains, strains, and tears

  • Bone fractures

  • Cuts, lacerations, and punctures

  • Repetitive strain or stress (RSIs), such as carpal tunnel, tendonitis, and back pain

  • Slips, trips, and falls

  • Electrocution

  • Becoming crushed or stuck between objects

  • Getting struck by equipment

  • Back injury

  • Neck pain

  • Falls

  • Exposure to dangerous chemicals 

Important steps to take following a workplace injury:

  • Report your injury to your employer. 

  • Seek medical attention. Be sure to tell your doctor that your injury is work related.

  • Submit written notice of injury to your employer.

  • Learn about your rights as an injured worker. 

  • Maintain records of all missed workdays and out-of-pocket expenses.

  • Considering engaging a workers’ compensation attorney.

  • Most importantly, be sure to follow all recommended treatment plans developed by your medical team.