Work Related Injury Treatments In Queens NY
Getting injured at work can have serious consequences on your life and livelihood. Whether you slip and fall or you’re exposed to dangerous chemicals or elements, there are a number of harmful workplace situations that can cause lasting injury. However, filing a workers’ compensation claim can help cover your medical expenses.
Workers’ Compensation is a type of insurance that employers must have. This insurance is used when an employee is injured or becomes sick on the job. However, the injuries must relate to the work that the employee was hired to do.
Workplace injuries can take many different forms. While some industries pose larger threats to employees, individuals in just about every industry are at risk. Even desk jobs can lead to injuries, including things like carpal tunnel.
At JPM Physical Therapy PC in Queens NY, we can help you file your bills from treatment in our office with your worker’s compensation insurance company. We are not able to offer legal advice regarding your claim or how you should proceed. This can be a very complex area of the law and liability, you may want to seek legal help for specific questions that are unrelated to our bills and services.
Physical therapy can play a large role in your recovery. Having a trained therapist work with you to rebuild strength and range of motion is important following any injury. Getting your muscles back in shape and preventing the build-up of scar tissue, permanently tight joints and ligaments, and adding strength will improve the outcome for anyone suffering from an injury.
Where PT for worker’s compensation injuries becomes especially important is the modification training and adaptations that might be necessary to prevent future injury or disability. The odds are that you’re going to return to your job after an injury at work. If you’re continuing to do exactly the same thing that caused your injury in the first place, you’re likely to experience another injury in the future. Through physical therapy, you can learn new techniques for performing routine tasks that protect your injured region and promote a healthier work environment for you
Don’t try to go through the workers’ compensation process alone. Get the appropriate help you need to get healthy and have your bills covered by the appropriate insurance.