Illinois Pain accepts personal injury claims for pain management treatment. It is vital to obtain treatment soon after an injury, as to prevent the onset of complications. Personal injuries can be related to a motorcycle accident, a fall at home, or a car wreck. Our personal injury specialist understand that treatment is needed to get you back to functioning at your best.
The leading cause of death in America is automobile accidents. In 2017, there were nearly 3 million emergency department visits related to drivers and passengers in a car accident. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports the economic impact of vehicular injury to be around $50 billion, which makes auto-related injuries a serious public health problem.
There are many types of personal injury. A sudden accident, no matter how trivial, can cause pain later down the line. Pain and loss of mobility will impact quality of life. It is necessary for an injured person to be evaluated by a specialist to prevent long-term problems. Medical personal injury is where there is proven negligence that results in loss of function, long-term pain, or other problems. The most common types of personal injury include:
Illinois Pain is used to seeing a variety of symptoms related to personal injury. While some symptoms are noticeable immediately, others do not appear until days of weeks after the initial accident/injury. The symptoms related to personal injury often are:
Acute injuries from falls, accidents, and trauma will require considerable rehabilitation. Our pain management specialist work with other healthcare providers to assure you are getting the best possible care. Options include:
In 2015, there were almost 1 million worker’s compensation injuries relate to musculoskeletal conditions in the United States alone, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Illinois Pain is a specialty practiced skilled at handling worker’s compensation injury treatment. Our experienced pain treatment doctors and medical staff works will work with your insurance company to ensure you receive the appropriate care for your specific work-related injury.
Work injuries many not result in immediate pain or suffering. It is necessary to be seen by one of our pain management specialists soon after the initial injury. In case of internal injury, or spine misalignment, early care is crucial to recovery. We wish to intervene soon after the initial injury to get you started in treatment. Common symptoms related to a work-related musculoskeletal injury include:
Many types of problems result from a worker’s injury. Causes of work injury include repetitive motion, cutting, falling, and/or lifting. People who are more at risk for work-related injury are those working in physically demanding industries, such as factories, hospitals, and construction.
When you first come to see the pain management doctor, he will take a medical history and ask questions about how you were injured. He will inquire about your job, your initial symptoms, your persistent symptoms, and your level of functioning. Worker’s compensation injuries often require diagnostic testing. This may include x-rays, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans, nerve conduction studies, and functional capacity examinations (FCEs).
Many work injury treatment options are available at Illinois Pain. The physician and his staff will advise you of your options. These include: