New York State’s workers’ compensation allows medical treatment necessary for your employees suffering a work-related injury or illness, at the expense of their employer. You have the right to pick your own doctor. This article offers a guideline to selecting treating physicians, switching doctors, and seeing specialists
Choosing The Right Doctor
Workers compensation claims is the process to compensate employees injured on the job for any medical care, rehabilitation and lost wages due to the injury. The right treating doctor will make decisions that will impact your workers’ comp case, including:
- Work-related diagnoses
- Work restrictions, work adjustments, return to work, off of work.
- Administrating treatment plans
- Referring specialists
- Work Restrictions, work limitations from workers Comp injury.
These decisions stated above can have an impact on how much you receive in New York workers’ comp benefits. You must see the right doctor for assessment and treatment. His or her reports will be important for your worker’s compensation claim.
New York Worker’s Compensation Doctors … who are they?
Choosing a workers comp doctor is one of the most important decisions you’ll make in your workers’ comp case. New York lets you choose any doctor. Find board certified worker’s compensation doctors that specialize in work related injuries and illness . Musculoskeletal Resources is a network of board certified approved New York workers comp physicians. These physicians are found throughout NYS in New York City, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, Long Island, Lower Hudson, Western New York and New Jersey..
Seeing A Specialist
The Musculoskeletal Resources doctors will refer patients out to specialty care or diagnostic tests, consultations, surgery or other procedures, physical therapy,etc…
New York IME – Medical Examiners
Musculoskeletal Resources treating workers compensation doctors are independent medical examination (IME). Your employer and the insurance company may request an IME.
- Foot & Ankle Injuries
- Back & Spine Injuries
- Hand & Wrist Injuries
- Head & Brain Injuries
- Shoulder Injuries
- Neck Injuries
- Leg & Knee Injuries
Getting The Care You Need
Living with pain from repetitive stress due to a work related injury can be a nightmare making simple tasks like sitting, walking or sleeping practically impossible. Back pain at work is a leading cause of disability and days off from work. Living with back pain have been also known to cause depression and anxiety.
Back pain accounts for more than 264 million lost work days in one year—that’s two work days for every full-time worker in the country. 4Experts estimate that up to 80% of the population will experience back pain at some time in their lives.
New York workers’ comp doctors serve:
- Federal employees
- Construction workers
- Office Workers
- Jail and prison workers
- TSA employees
- Registered nurses
Get Answers From New York Workers Comp Doctors
Musculoskeletal Resources work Injury doctors help all workers and federal employees in New York State. get back to work as soon as possible. Musculoskeletal Resources offers diagnosis, treatment, injections, and physical therapy, solutions for work related pain, injury and illness. To learn more about our services, or to schedule a consultation, call Musculoskeletal Resources today at 1-800-949-6100.
- Back Pain Facts and Statistics – https://www.acatoday.org/Patients/Health-Wellness-Information/Back-Pain-Facts-and-Statistics
- Find Pain and Injury Workers Compensation Doctors in New York. – https://www.painandinjury.com
- New York Board Certified Workers Compensation Doctors – https://www.painandinjury.com/workerscompensation.html