If you’ve been injured at work, the experienced pain management team at Advanced Spine Care and Pain Management can help. They thoroughly evaluate and treat workers’ compensation injuries at two convenient locations in Staten Island and Hartsdale, New York. If you’re looking for a knowledgeable team of physicians to guide you through the workers’ compensation claim process, call or book an appointment online today.
Workers’ compensation is insurance that provides a replacement for lost wages and medical benefits to employees who get injured as a direct result of performing their job. Most employees in the state of New York are covered by workers’ compensation insurance.
Workers’ compensation doesn’t apply if the injury results from intoxication from drugs or alcohol, or if the incident involved intent to harm yourself or another person.
The caring team at Advanced Spine Care and Pain Management plays a critical role in diagnosing and treating work-related injuries. After a thorough evaluation, they accurately diagnose your condition and initiate treatment.
Then, they determine when you’re healthy enough to return to work and whether you’re capable of handling the same workload as before.
The type of injury you sustain depends on the work that you do. The most common work-related injuries include:
Repetitive strain injuries often affect people with physically demanding jobs, such as construction, but they can affect office employees as well. Carpal tunnel syndrome is one example of a work-related injury due to repetitive typing and computer use.
If you get injured at work, the first thing you should do is get first aid or other necessary medical treatment as soon as possible. Then, you should report the injury to your employer in writing, including details on how and when the injury occurred.
When you seek treatment at Advanced Spine Care and Pain Management, the compassionate team not only provides personalized care, they help you navigate the legal system around a workers’ compensation claim. They also guide you through the disability process, if needed.
The team at Advanced Spine Care and Pain Management is committed to helping you recover and get back to work as early as you safely can. To find out how they can help you with a workers’ compensation injury, call Advanced Spine Care and Pain Management or book an appointment online today.