Treatment for most work related injuries to the low back, neck, hands (CTS) cost the state billions of dollars annually. The financial burden continues to escalate if one includes time-loss from work and disability payments. Greater than 98% of injured workers don't require surgery nor is unnecessary and expensive diagnostic testing. What they need quality, knowledgeable, focused and cost effective rehabilitative care that emphasis’s early return to work as a standard part of the treatment program.
How Can PPMRC Help?
The Physiatric Pain & Medical Rehabilitation Clinic is a full service rehabilitation clinic that is capable of performing initial comprehensive consultative evaluations, limited physical therapy modalities and patient specific stretching and strengthening and aerobic conditioning services for injured workers. We also perform Nerve Conduction Studies and Needle EMG's to assist in clarifying a difficult clinical picture for the workers compensation insurance carriers.
Physiatrist (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physician) are board certified Neuro-Musculoskeletal experts that are the cost effective answer to the non-operative injuries sustained by the injured worker that require rehabilitation. Why you ask?