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 orthopedic conditions, having acquired additional training through his Sports Medicine fellowship at the Kerlan Jobe Orthopedic Center.
Treatment at the ROC focuses on non-operative management and starts with a thorough evaluation that includes not only a detailed evaluation of the musculoskeletal symptoms, but also additional factors that may affect recovery. For work-related injuries, treatment strictly adheres to the CA Medical Treatment Utilization Schedule (MTUS). Treatment is optimized to minimize narcotic and habit-forming medications while maximizing recovery. When necessary, Dr. Thompson performs a wide variety of joint injections to decrease inflammation and promote movement and function
ROC Rehabilitation and Orthopedic Center