Workers’ comp specialist for patients in Portland, ME

Getting injured on the job is something nobody wants. The pain and reduced mobility can mean not only lost work days, but it can also negatively affect your personal and family life. If you’re a Portland, Maine, resident dealing with a workplace injury, you could find yourself affected for weeks, months or even years.

To make sure injured workers receive the care they need, workers’ compensation, or ‘workers’ comp,’ insurance is legally mandated in every state, including Maine. When a workplace injury occurs, the injured employee should notify the employer immediately so a claim can be filed in a timely manner.

Back in Motion has provided the following basic information about workers’ comp specialists to help you better understand the options available to you. We also encourage you to contact our caring team to learn more about how we can help you find the relief you need.

Finding a workers’ comp specialist in Portland

In most cases, patients will be assigned to a treating physical therapist who will assess and recommend treatment for the workplace injury. When visiting a workers’ comp specialist, patients can typically expect the following:

  • Questions about the nature of the injury
  • Review of medical history
  • Physical examination

For minor injuries, a workers’ comp specialist may recommend basic treatments such as rest, over-the-counter medication and hot/cold therapy. However, for more debilitating injuries, specialists may recommend more involved methods, including physical therapy.

Treating your workers’ comp injury with physical therapy

Back in Motion Physical Therapy accepts all workers’ compensation insurances, and since Maine is a direct access state, you can choose us even if you have been directed to another provider. We treat a wide range of conditions, including workplace injuries. Our Portland clinic is staffed with a compassionate physical therapy experts who provide personalized, hands-on care designed to get you back to your work and life.

To learn more about how we can help if you are looking for a workers’ comp specialist, contact our dedicated team at Back in Motion to schedule an initial appointment.