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    Pain Management After An Accident

    Chronic pain can occur after several different categories of accidents. Whether you were injured at work, or in a car accident pain management helps cope with and cure chronic pain.  Pain management after an accident includes minimally invasive techniques specifically designed to diagnose and treat painful conditions. Pain management allows people take an active role in their daily physical routine.

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    Workers’ Compensation Doctors In New York

    Medical Now is dedicated to treating patients who have been injured on the job and in work-related accidents. Workers' Compensation patients require medical treatment, physical therapy and commitment to a treatment plan to heal current injuries and prevent future ones. Here is a checklist to help you find the right doctor in New York City for your medical treatment. 

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    Car Crash Doctors in New York City

    Have you been injured need to see a car crash doctor? Finding the right doctor in New York City is important for treating your injury but also maintaining your health and preventing more injuries in the future. With four locations in New York City, we have excellent injury doctors located in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Nassau. Do not wait.

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    Chiropractic Research from ACA

    A growing list of research studies and reviews demonstrate that the services provided by chiropractors are clinically effective, safe and cost effective. The evidence supports the natural, whole-body, drug-free approach of chiropractic for a variety of conditions.

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    Physical Therapy Checklist: What to Bring to Your First Appointment

    Before arriving to your first physical therapy appointment, make sure to bring all of the documents related to your treatment. Here's a checklist of what to bring with you for your physical therapy appointment.

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    What Are Latent Injuries from Car Accidents?

    If you have suffered a car accident and notice pain a few days prior, get immediate medical attention. Accident injuries that appear several days or weeks after the accident are called "latent injuries". Latent injuries refer to the pain or side effects of injuries that are delayed. Latent injuries are common in soft tissue but can also affect the brain, bones, and other parts of the body. Even the smallest sign of an injury after a car accident should be addressed with a doctor or physical therapist. In the state of New York, victims of car accidents are covered by NYS No Fault insurance to provide medical car for injuries.

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    What is Acupuncture?

    Acupuncture is a form of treatment that involves inserting very thin needles through a person's skin at specific points on the body, to various depths. Acupuncture can help relieve pain, and it is used for a wide range of other complaints. How acupuncture works scientifically remains unclear. Some people claim it works by balancing vital energy, while others believe it has a neurological effect.

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    Prevention: Physical Therapy’s Role in Preventing Injuries

    Seeing a physical therapist has many benefits and not all of them are related to treating injuries. Seeing a physical therapist is also beneficial for preventing injury especially for labor workers. Other benefits of physical therapy include preparing for surgery, promoting wellness, and reducing the risk of falling, improving posture, and treating chronic pain.

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    What is Whiplash?

    Whiplash is a neck injury due to forceful, rapid back-and-forth movement of the neck. This type of injury occurs in car accidents and are most commonly caused by rear-ending. Whiplash is usually treated within a few weeks by following a treatment plan that includes pain medication and exercise. However, some patients might experience chronic neck pain and other long-lasting complications.

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    How to Choose the Best Physical Therapist For You

    Have you suffered from a work or auto injury? Recovery from an injury is hard work. Although most physical therapists are well-trained and provide good care, not all practices are the same. If you end up in the wrong place, it can do more harm than good. You must also consider convenience especially when it comes to location. Choose a physical therapist that is close to you and easy to access. Maintaining your treatment plan and making it to all of your appointments is a priority. You want to choose a Physical Therapist that you have a good rapport with, is convenient to get to, and keeps you on track with recovery. 

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    What is Chiropractic Therapy?

    Chiropractic therapy use hands-on spinal manipulation and alternative treatments to heal the body. About 22 million Americans visit chiropractors annually. 7.7 million, or 35%, are seeking relief from back pain from various causes, including accidents, and muscle pain form work.

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    Slip, Trip, and Fall Physical Therapy

    Falls are one of the leading causes of unintentional injuries in the United States, accounting for approximately 8.9 million visits to the emergency department.A slip and fall accident is among the most common types of accidents that occur in the workplace. Slip and fall injuries are the main cause of workers’ compensation claims and are the leading cause of occupational injury for workers aged 55 years and older.

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    How to Pay for Medical Care After A Car Accident with No Fault

    Personal Injury Protection coverage (Pip) and no fault is a form of insurance. This insurance is a supplement to what you have. It applies to your automotive policy. It was created to limit the right to sue. You are covered no matter who was at fault. It is often called no-fault.

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    What is Workers’ Compensation?

    Injured on the job? Workers' compensation is insurance that provides cash benefits and/or medical care for workers who are injured or become ill as a direct result of their job.

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    Why You Should See a Physical Therapist After an Accident

    If you've been injured in a car accident it could take a few days to notice pain, injuries and inflammation. Physical Therapy can treat pain, restore mobility, prevent future injuries, and is non invasive.

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    Worker’s Compensation Rehabilitation

    Rehabilitation programs offer special services designed to eliminate a disability, if possible. They also reduce or alleviate a disability to the greatest degree possible; help you return to work when possible; or provide you with aid to live and work at your maximum capability.

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    Who is Covered? A Review of New York Worker’s Compensation Coverage

    Virtually all employers in New York State must provide workers' compensation coverage for their employees. Employers must post notice of coverage in their place(s) of business. Employers must cover the following workers for workers' compensation insurance.

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    Workers’ Compensation Frequently Asked Questions

    Workers' Compensation refers to coverage for on-the-job injuries or illness. Workers' compensation is insurance that provides cash benefits and/or medical care for workers who are injured or become ill as a direct result of their job. Employers pay for this insurance, and shall not require the employee to contribute to the cost of compensation.

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    What To Do If You Are Injured At Work

    If you are injured at work taking care of your health and wellness is a priority. Work Injuries should be addressed by a medical professional immediately. It is also important to immediately notify your supervisor. You will have to complete Workers's Compensation paperwork to have your medical treatments covered by your employer's insurance. If you are injured on the job, you must follow these simple steps:

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    What is Occupational Therapy?

    What is occupational therapy and what do occupational therapists do? Occupational therapy is a health and rehabilitation profession. Occupational therapists work with people of all ages who need specialized assistance to lead independent, productive, and satisfying lives due to physical, developmental, social, or emotional problems. Occupational therapists use the "occupations" of self-care, work, and play/leisure activities to increase independence, enhance development, and/or prevent disability. To achieve these goals occupational therapists may also adapt the task or the environment. For more information on occupational therapy visit the American Occupational Therapy Association web site.

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