If you've been injured at work and are entitled to workers’ compensation, see the experts at Elite Primary Care, PA, in Greenville, Texas. Asif Aziz, MD, Guiselle Berry, FNP, and their highly trained staff offer on-site diagnostic testing and treatments for workplace injuries to put you on the road to recovery. Call the office to schedule an appointment or use the online booking tab today.
Workers’ compensation is a benefit you may receive after getting injured at your place of employment. It’s an employer-funded benefit that protects you from the financial burden of paying for medical care. Elite Primary Care, PA, works with many workers’ compensation patients and fills out the forms needed to avoid paying expensive medical bills.
Common workplace injuries include:
Having a physically demanding job may increase your chance of getting injured at work. Wear proper clothing and foot, head, ear, or eye protection if needed to reduce your chance of workplace injuries. Use proper form and equipment when lifting heavy objects.
During workers’ compensation appointments at Elite Primary Care, PA, your provider evaluates your overall health and looks for signs of injuries. Common symptoms of workplace injuries include:
Your specialist provides the following:
They weigh you, check your blood pressure and other vital signs, and complete a physical exam. Your provider evaluates your eyes, ears, throat, breathing, heartbeat, limbs, and more.
You might undergo blood testing, urine tests, X-rays, an MRI, a CT scan, or another imaging procedure to find the root cause of bothersome symptoms and treat an injury properly.
Your provider offers assessments for traumatic brain injuries, nerve damage, and other common workplace injuries.
Your Elite Primary Care, PA, specialist documents your condition and symptoms by filling out the paperwork needed to obtain workers’ comprehension reimbursement.
Your provider may recommend treatments, including icing, bracing, casting, wound care, fracture care, medications, physical therapy, or surgery. It’s also important to eat nutritious foods, get plenty of rest, and ease into physical activity slowly as directed by your specialist.
Your Elite Primary Care, PA, provider follows up with you as often as needed to ensure proper healing. They determine when it’s safe for you to return to work and complete typical job duties.
To schedule a workers’ compensation exam at Elite Primary Care, PA, book an appointment by phone or online today.