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Your Doctor's Role in Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

Your Doctor's Role in Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

Each year in the United States, there are 2.8 million workplace injuries or illnesses, which range from sprains and strains to cuts and lacerations. While the priority in these cases is your health, you also need to ensure that you’re covered during your time away from work.

For peace of mind, you need a team of medical providers that understands the ins and outs of workers’ compensation. Not only does the team here at The Woodlands Sports Medicine Centre have extensive experience with workers’ comp, but we also keep your health front and center so that you get the care you need.

Here’s a look at a few of the many roles we can play in your workers’ comp claim.

Your health comes first

Above all else, we understand that your health comes first, and we do everything in our power to remedy any discomfort you may be feeling so that you can get on the road to better health. From headaches to back pain to knee pain, we provide musculoskeletal treatments that cover you from head to toe.

Orchestrating your care and workers’ comp

While providing the health care you need after a workplace injury is paramount, we play an invaluable role in helping you navigate your workers’ comp claim. We understand that when you’re injured, you need to concentrate on your health, not bureaucratic red tape.

Our team understands workers’ comp claims from start to finish, and we provide everything you need, including:

We act as a valuable liaison between your employer, the insurance adjuster, your case manager, and yourself so that your needs are met every step of the way. 

If this is your first workers’ comp claim, our team’s experience is just what you need. While workers’ comp is set up to support the welfare of employees, the system can be complicated, and we understand how to keep your claim moving in the right direction.

Whether your goal is to return to work or to obtain the benefits you need if you’re unable to work, we can help you in either case.

What to do if you’re injured

If you’re reading this information so that you’re better prepared should you become injured or sick on the job, your first steps are important. If you follow these steps, your road to relief and resolution will be easier:

Once you file this claim, we can take over and make sure that you have everything you need in terms of health care and documentation.

If you have more questions about our role in helping you with your workers’ comp claim, please contact our office in The Woodlands, Texas.

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