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 Spanning the Spectrum of Care – Acute to Chronic Pain

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The ROC Medical and Behavioral Health Staff are well positioned to manage all phases of pain – acute, subacute and chronic.

Non-Surgical Orthopedic Care

The ROC specializes in evaluation and management of musculoskeletal problems, especially work related injuries. Dr. Thompson has extensive experience with nonsurgical treatment of industrial orthopedic conditions, with over twenty years of experience. Dr. Thompson has been managing a wide variety of... Learn More »

Occupational Medicine

The Occupational Medicine staff recognize the critical importance of timely and thorough reporting, communication amongst all WC stakeholders, and the provision of high quality timely care. Their primary goal is to return the injured worker to their pre-injury status in the shortest time possible, w... Learn More »

Pain Management / Chronic Pain Solutions

The ROC specializes in the evaluation and management of patients with chronic pain, particularly those associated with industrial injuries. Injured workers often develop other problems in addition to their orthopedic condition that delay recovery and lead to chronic pain and disability. These proble... Learn More »


Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Dr. Thompson performs electrodiagnostic evaluations. These include tests such as electromyogram (EMG) and nerve conduction studies (NCS). This evaluation can help in the diagnosis and treatment of pain caused by  carpal tunnel syndrome and radiculopathy. Electrodiagnostic Medicine is the area o... Learn More »

Interventional Pain Management

In patients with localized areas of pain and inflammation, localized injections can be helpful to facilitate recovery. Injections should be followed by rehabilitative exercises to optimize treatment. Therapeutic injections include joint and soft tissue procedures performed in the office under ultras... Learn More »

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

What is Behavioral Medicine? Behavioral Medicine combines the psychological, social, and behavioral aspects of the whole person. Clinicians use the integration of these concepts to understand the trajectory of a person’s injury and their pathway to health. Understanding the development of the ... Learn More »


Multidisciplinary Pain Rehabilitation and Functional Restoration Program

Multidisciplinary Pain Rehabilitation includes the integration of biomedical treatment with physical therapy, group and individual cognitive behavioral therapy, nutrition, expressive therapies, therapeutic movement, vocational counseling, workers’ compensation classes, pragmatic return to work... Learn More »

Opiate and Other Prescription Medication Detoxification

A significant number of patients referred for chronic pain management are receiving opiate and other prescription medications to manage their chronic pain. The ROC medical staff make effort to minimize the use of long-term opiate and other habit forming medications. The ROC medical staff recognize i... Learn More »

Early Intervention

Chronic Pain is not a disease; it is a symptom. Each patient’s perception of pain occurs in the context of their life situation, affecting work, interpersonal and social functioning, as well as their ability or willingness to remain active; inactivity in turn can aggravate pain. Successful man... Learn More »


Medical Weight Loss

Being overweight is a risk factor for the development of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, stroke, certain types of cancers, sleep problems, and arthritis. Patients under care at the ROC have demonstrated the ability to lose significant amounts of weight over a short period of time. Foll... Learn More »

Med-Legal Evaluations

Dr. Blake Thompson, M.D. Orthopedic Med-Legals and Pain Management Med-Legals Dr. Thompson is an experienced work comp med-legal evaluator. He has over twenty years of experience in treating and managing work comp patients and addressing complicated issues of causation, apportionment and impairmen... Learn More »