When you are suffering from repetitive strain injury, it is essential that you get the treatment you need as soon as possible. In most cases, workers will need to make a claim for workers’ compensation benefits, and use this as a way to see a physician who can treat your injuries and also establish that you are suffering from work-related orthopedic injuries. In these types of situations, it is not enough to see your local general position. Instead, you need a specialist who can identify the specific problem that you have, and can also pinpoint the causes of the issue. Rather than struggle on in your current situation, it makes more sense to try to get an affordable resolution that will be covered by your employer.
A Valuable Benefit
The receipt of treatment by individuals suffering from cumulative injuries is one of the most important and necessary benefits of a workers’ compensation claim. In making the claim, you will be encouraged to seek out a doctor who has the necessary experience in treating orthopedic problems caused by repetition. The doctor will perform particular tasks that will affect the end result of both your claim, and your attempt to recover. The better the physician is with handling physical problems caused by repetitive work duties, the more likely you are to receive medical care that will allow you to recover movement in the affected limb, or will alleviate your pain. When you come to ODG Law Group, we can recommend some specialist doctors who will supervise your medical care while we are pursuing your claim.
An Essential Part Of Your Claim
Both the initial assessment by the specialist doctor, and further referrals are important parts of your claim for workers’ compensation. That initial doctor will be the director of medical treatment, so they will make recommendations and referrals according to your needs. They may make recommendations about your treatment, and they will certainly offer an initial diagnosis of your problem from a medical standpoint. In most cases, after that diagnosis you will be referred to surgeons or physical therapists, for example, who will then take your treatment further. Once you have been diagnosed, your physicians are likely to tell you about permanent disabilities, and whether you need to take time away from work in order to recover. The conclusion of the doctors report will often make recommendations about your future medical treatments and the recovery period.
Pursuing Workers’ Compensation
When you come to ODG Law Group, we will take steps to make sure that your orthopedic injuries are properly assessed and treated. When we receive the doctors report, we will then start considering what benefits you will be eligible for. For example, if you have been instructed to take time away from your repetitive duties, then you may be able to claim a partial wage benefit, which will allow you to cover some of your bills while you are not able to work. To start the compensation process, you need to contact ODG Law group today by messaging us online, or by calling (818) 975-3080 now.