Worker’s Compensation

Pain Management Specialists located in Orland Park, IL
Worker’s Compensation services offered in Orland Park, IL

Have you been injured at work and need medical care covered by workers’ compensation benefits? If so, see the specialists at The Neuroscience and Spine Institute in Homer Glen, Illinois. Arif Hussain, DO, Joseph Rabi, MD, and their staff can help you heal and live pain-free after a work-related accident and injury. Call the office to get started or schedule a workman’s compensation appointment online today.

Worker’s Compensation Q & A

What is workman’s compensation?

Workman’s compensation, or worker’s compensation, includes reimbursement from your employer due to an injury or illness you’ve suffered as a result of your job. Seeing The Neuroscience and Spine Institute providers help you heal from an injury as quickly as possible without paying out-of-pocket costs.

The Neuroscience and Spine Institute specialists offer independent medical exams and fill out the paperwork needed to ensure you receive the top-quality care you deserve.

What are common workman’s compensation injuries?

Common workers’ compensation injuries and their symptoms include:

  • Neck pain
  • Back pain
  • Disc herniation
  • Nerve damage
  • Sciatica
  • Crushing injuries
  • Strains
  • Fractures
  • Dislocations
  • Joint pain
  • Burns
  • Migraines
  • Whiplash injuries

You might also have swelling, stiffness, bruising, decreased range of motion, or reduced mobility because of an on-the-job injury. At the first sign of a problem, see The Neuroscience and Spine Institute providers for an evaluation. They specialize in treating workers’ compensation cases.

What are the benefits of effective workers’ compensation care?

The benefits you can expect when choosing workers’ compensation care at The Neuroscience and Spine Institute include:

  • Less pain
  • Faster healing 
  • Reduced swelling
  • Less stiffness
  • Increased range of motion
  • Better mobility
  • Better quality of life

Take advantage of the exceptional pain management and rehabilitation care at The Neuroscience and Spine Institute so that you can resume your job duties as quickly as possible.

What should I expect during workman’s compensation medical visits?

During an initial visit to The Neuroscience and Spine Institute, your pain specialist completes a comprehensive medical evaluation to assess your injury and pain level. 

They review your symptoms and medical history, check your vital signs, and complete a physical exam to assess musculoskeletal function and check for balance issues or nerve damage.

You might need joint fluid, blood, or nerve testing, X-rays, an ultrasound, a CT scan, an MRI, or another imaging procedure to properly diagnose your condition and treat it effectively.

What are my treatment options?

Depending on the severity and type of workers’ compensation injury you have, The Neuroscience and Spine Institute providers may recommend the following:

  • Pain injections
  • Physical therapy
  • Home remedies
  • Pain pumps
  • Spinal cord stimulation
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Regenerative medicine

You might need a surgical procedure to enhance healing and ease discomfort. The Neuroscience and Spine Institute pain specialists follow up with you to ensure your treatment is effective and your recovery goes well.

To take advantage of workman's compensation evaluations and treatments at The Neuroscience and Spine Institute, call the office or schedule an appointment online today.