Nearly 5,000,000 people file workers’ compensation claims every year for their job-related injuries and illnesses. Despite the value of this coverage, few employees understand how to best utilize their workers' comp benefits from Milwaukee, WI, employers. At Chiropractic Health and Wellness in Milwaukee, WI, Dr. Julie Vance works with employees to help them maximize their benefits while providing chiropractic care to restore their health and well-being.
What is Workers’ Compensation?
Workers’ compensation is a type of insurance that employers are required to maintain. Your employer pays the full amount of the premiums for the coverage. The insurance is intended to provide benefits to employees who experience job-related illnesses and injuries. Not only does the coverage provide medical care and cash benefits to employees, but it also promotes a safe and healthy environment.
When to Seek Chiropractic Care Under Workers’ Compensation
As with any accident or trauma, symptoms may not appear for several days, weeks, or months. When you suffer an illness or injury that may be covered by workers' comp from a Milwaukee, WI, employer, Dr. Vance recommends that you schedule an appointment for chiropractic treatment immediately after the accident. The laws governing workers’ compensation require that you have a medical evaluation and begin care within 15 days of the accident or illness. Not doing so may result in medical expenses being covered by your personal insurance, and this may result in out-of-pocket costs.
Chiropractic Care for Work-Related Injuries
Work-related injuries often involve the muscles, joints, and other body structures. Chiropractic care is an excellent complement to your primary care when you have a work-related injury. Dr. Vance has the training and expertise that is needed to identify any musculoskeletal problems, as well as changes to your body mechanics. Getting treatment early after a work-related injury reduces the risk of complications and surgery in the future.
How to Receive Chiropractic Care Under Workers’ Compensation
At Chiropractic Health and Wellness, we simplify the process of receiving treatment under your workers’ compensation claim. Simply give us a call, and we will schedule an appointment. Please mention that you are seeking care for a work-related injury under workers’ compensation.
If you have suffered a work-related injury and need care under workers' comp, call Milwaukee, WI, chiropractor, Dr. Vance, to schedule an appointment at Chiropractic Health and Wellness. You can reach our Milwaukee, WI, office at (414) 481-8683.