Vijay Eyunni, MD provides greater understanding of Occupational Medicine

In an interview with the publishers of Employee Benefits and Minnesota Physician magazines, Vijay Eyunni, MD of Minnesota Occupational Health explained that ocupational medicine provides high quality medical care and injury prevention for employees and employers.

Occupational medicine physicians perform drug testing, regulatory exams for employees working with chemicals, asbestos and noise, as well as ergonomic evaluations to train employees proper lifting and bending techniques to reduce the rate of injuries. According to Dr. Eyunni, there has been a 40 percent drop in work-related injuries in the past 10 to 15 years.

Dr. Eyunni is currently a team physician with the Minnesota Twins and the professional lacrosse team, the Minnesota Swarm.

Summit Orthopedics supports healthy communities

Community health flourishes when specialized orthopedic care is conveniently available close to home. Summit Orthopedics is proud of our fellowship-trained subspecialty teams offering the full spectrum of orthopedic expertise in bone, tendon, ligament, muscle, and joint conditions—in addition to our wellness, prevention, and rehabilitation services. We have the expertise to proactively improve fitness, evaluate discomfort, and deliver personalized treatment to quickly and safely return you to the lifestyle you love.

Start your journey to a healthier, more active self. Visit our Facebook page to learn about our wellness services and schedule a free wellness consultation online. Find your orthopedic expert, request an appointment online, or call us at (651) 968–5201 to schedule a consultation.

Summit has convenient locations across the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area, serving Minnesota and western Wisconsin. We have state-of-the-art centers for comprehensive orthopedic care in Eagan, MNPlymouth, MN, Vadnais Heights, MN, and Woodbury, MN, as well as additional community clinics throughout the metro and southern Minnesota.

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  • Ray Coyle, OTR/L

    “Assisting patients in returning to a high level of function quickly and safely is very rewarding. I want patients to feel informed, cared for, and that their expectations were exceeded.”

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  • Vijay Eyunni, M.D., M.P.H.

    “My love for baseball and golf makes me realize patient care is all about getting each patient back to 100%, giving them the opportunity to get back to what they love.”

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  • Mary Smith, OTR/L, CHT

    “I love helping people regain use of their hands and arms. The joy on their faces when they can write, dress independently, or return to a job is invaluable.”

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