Sindecuse Health Center’s clinical expertise begins with board-certified physicians, licensed therapists, trained medical technicians, and a range of other health care professionals. They will coordinate worker’s compensation, progressive early return to work assignments, rehabilitation, ergonomics evaluations, pre-placement examinations, environmental medicine consultations, and disability management for the University.
Our physicians will carefully review your medical and occupational history before proceeding with the physical examination.
A thorough medical examination will include at least the following:
We can also coordinate additional testing such as:
To schedule an appointment, please refer to contact phone numbers below.
If you have difficulty with your chair or desk, or if your neck or back are becoming sore as you work, Sindecuse Health Center may have a solution. We have a variety of seating solutions from Haworth and Steelcase for you to try. We will demonstrate the products personally and guide you through purchase decisions if applicable. You may schedule a visit to the Chair Room through Deb Karnemaat at (269) 387-3283.
Please note the chairs on site are for testing only.
Primary injury care is caring for non-emergency injuries sustained at work. Typical examples include cuts and bruises, injury from falls or lifting, abrasions of or foreign bodies in the eyes, and sprains of backs, ankles, and other joints.
When an injury occurs in the work setting, supervisors or managers typically direct patients to Sindecuse Health Center for treatment. If the injury isn't work-related the patient will be treated as an urgent care patient and then referred to primary care providers.
Following is a link to WMU HR forms required in the event of accident or injury:
Sindecuse Health Center providers practice evidence-based medicine. With this approach patients return to work, to play, and to life faster and more affordably. At Sindecuse, we:
Assurance of Care
Our patients receive quality medical care. Our focus is on best practices to both treat injuries and return patients to normal functioning.
By monitoring and managing treatment throughout a patient’s care, our clinicians can produce better outcomes for the injured worker.
With on-site x-ray, lab, pharmacy and physical therapy, patients receive immediate medical attention at one facility and during one visit.
Our efficient, cost-conscious health care leads to lower medical costs.
To schedule a physical or other appointment
please call Carol Bukant, (269) 387-4214.
For questions regarding the Occupational Health program
please call Dr. Michael Shelden at (269) 387-4636.
For more information or general inquiries
please call (269) 387-3287.