Work Injury Overview
The pain physicians at Pain Recovery Center of Tyler, located in Tyler, Texas, offer a number of pain management treatment options and programs for patients who have experienced a work related injury. In many cases, a work injury may not result in immediate pain. The pain may go unnoticed for days or even weeks. It is extremely important to visit one of our pain doctors after a work accident in case of internal injury or spine misalignment. Early intervention can lead to a proper recovery in most patients.
What to Know About Work Injuries
Pain Recovery Center of Tyler understands the importance of communication to our patients, as well as to the employers. We will keep all parties updated as the injured worker progresses through our return to work program and pain management treatments.
Our pain physicians will perform a complete medical evaluation on each injured worker to determine the extent of their injury. When we reach a diagnosis, we will discuss the pain management treatment options available such as physical therapy, injections or spinal decompression.
A functional capacity evaluation (FCE) test will be performed to determine the injured workers ability to perform the task and physical demands of the job. We will also perform tests to determine the extent of lifting, bending and standing.
Our goal at Pain Recovery Center of Tyler is to get patients back to work as quickly as possible following a work injury. Our pain physicians can help injured workers in the greater Tyler, Texas area with workers’ compensation cases and claims.
If you are an employer, attorney, chiropractor or individual searching for work related injury assistance, please contact our pain management team today for more resources.