Worker's Compensation Specialist

CHOICE Pain & Rehabilitation Center

Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation and Pain Management located in Lanham, Hyattsville, Gaithersburg, Dundalk, Baltimore, Rosedale and Olney, MD

Getting injured on the job is distressing, but the team at CHOICE Pain & Rehabilitation Center in Olney, Rosedale, Hyattsville, Gaithersburg, Lanham, Dundalk, and Baltimore, Maryland, can provide a precise diagnosis and prompt treatment for your workers’ compensation claim. If you’re in Maryland or the Washington, D.C., area and have a workers’ compensation injury, schedule an appointment online or by phone today.

Worker's Compensation Q & A

What is workers’ compensation?

Workers’ compensation is a special type of insurance that provides you with the monetary replacement for your lost wages and medical benefits when you get hurt performing your job. The caring team at CHOICE Pain & Rehabilitation Center plays a crucial role in the workers’ compensation process.

Your physician at CHOICE Pain & Rehabilitation Center carefully evaluates your condition and provides a precise diagnosis. Then, they initiate appropriate treatment in a timely manner. These factors are critical to support your case when you file a workers’ compensation claim.

What are common work-related injuries?

The type of injury you may suffer at work depends on your specific occupation. However, some of the most common accidents and injuries that occur at work include:

  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Slips, trips, and falls
  • Being hit by falling objects
  • Overuse injuries from repetitive strain

These situations can lead to numerous workplace injuries. The team at CHOICE Pain & Rehabilitation Center diagnoses and treats a variety of workplace injuries, including:

  • Sprains
  • Fractures
  • Dislocations
  • Concussions
  • Whiplash

While work-related injuries are especially common among adults with physically demanding jobs, such as construction, workplace injuries can happen to anyone.  

What should I do if I get injured at work?

The first thing you should do if you get injured at work is seek first aid or other necessary medical care as quickly as possible. If your injury doesn’t require a trip to the emergency room, you should schedule an appointment at CHOICE Pain & Rehabilitation Center right away.

Next, you should provide a written report of the injury to your employer. This must include details on how and when the injury occurred.

How does a doctor help with workers’ compensation?

The team at CHOICE Pain & Rehabilitation Center thoroughly evaluates your injury and provides a precise diagnosis to support your claim. They may take diagnostic tests, such as an X-ray, to document your injury. Then your physician develops a personalized treatment plan for your specific condition.

Depending on your needs, treatment may include:

  • Pain injections and medications
  • Epidural nerve blocks
  • Facet block injections
  • Physical therapy

They also assess your ability to return to work safely and guide you through the disability process, if necessary.

If you’ve been injured at work, don’t hesitate to call CHOICE Pain & Rehabilitation Center or schedule an appointment online right away.