I think my treating physician, the surgeon who did my knee, intends to release me for regular work on my next doctor visit. I don't feel my knee is right, it improved some right after the surgery but is now staying the same, weak and painful.
I am in Oregon. Would it be OK or a mistake to email SAIF, the worker's comp insurance company, and ask them what to do if the knee still hurts, how to handle it? I work in heavy construction so naturally it's important that I am physically in good shape. I don't want to end up in surgery again because of the injury getting worse.