Protect Your Health and Your Right to Claim Workers’ Compensation Benefits
When you’ve been injured on the job, it’s not unusual to keep working and seek treatment at the end of your shift, or to avoid having a doctor look at you at all. Often, in the immediate aftermath of a workplace accident, your injuries may not seem significant. Unfortunately, it’s frequently the most debilitating injuries that take the longest time to appear.
When you’ve suffered any type of injury at work, regardless of how small, it’s in your best interests to either immediately seek treatment at a hospital or urgent care facility, or to schedule an appointment with your personal physician. Here are the reasons why:
- You most likely won’t know the full extent of your injuries—With virtually every accident, there are the injuries you can see or feel and the ones you can’t. Often, the ones that are not apparent at the time of the accident will have the biggest long-term impact on your life. For example, a simple slip and fall may not produce any cuts, bruises or broken bones, but may result in ligament, muscle or tendon injury that takes a few days or weeks to manifest.
- Your best chance of a full recovery depends on early treatment
- Failing to treat injuries now may cause you to compensate and develop other physical problems
- The longer you wait to be treated, the more challenging it may be to tie health problems to the work accident.
Contact Us to Make an Appointment
At Elite Healthcare, your needs are our highest priority. Send us an e-mail or call us at one of the numbers listed below to schedule a visit with our team. We’ll conduct a thorough medical examination, identify any health challenges, and work with you to put a plan in place to return you to full health. Because of our longstanding reputation for and commitment to high-quality healthcare services, many of our new patients are referrals from former or existing patients.