You can never know when you meet with an accident; it can happen anytime. There is always a chance of an accident taking place while at work and while travelling to and from work. If this is the case, the best person to treat you would be personal injury specialists.East Coast Injury Clinic
However you can’t just approach any specialist; there are some questions you have to ask to ensure you get treated by the right person. Find out how much of experience your doctor has as a personal injury specialist, especially in treating the injury you are suffering from.
Find out what treatment plan your doctor has in store for you. Depending on the injury, it may include physical therapy, holistic therapies like chiropractic or acupuncture, muscle strengthening and strength training exercises or aqua therapy.
Find out how long the treatment will last, the expected results and when it will be started.
Make sure the physical therapists are licensed, and who will actually be performing the physical therapy.
Find out if there will be more than one form of physical therapy on a given day and if using heat and ice at home will benefit you.
You have to ask the personal injury specialist about the prescription and nonprescription medication they will be giving you and if they are necessary or not. If they are necessary, make sure it does not interfere with any of your existing medication.
Personal injury specialists will have to perform various tests to treat your condition. Find out what tests you have to undergo and discuss any fears you have of these tests. Some people get claustrophobic with MRI’s; if this is the case with you, you can use open MRI machines instead.
Ask your personal injury specialists when you will be able to return to work and if your doctor will provide the reports to prove your injuries. They will have to prove your case at trial; so find out if your doctor is willing to personally testify for your case or if they will at least testify through a videotaped deposition before the trial.
Don’t forget to ask your doctor the extent of permanency of your injury. While some injuries like a scar are readily apparent, some injuries will appear only after performing some tests like an MRI. Ask your personal injury specialists how the injury will affect you and what residual effects of the injury you can expect.
Last but not least, find out if you have to make any follow-up visits to the personal injury specialist’s office for physical therapy appointments and if your doctor or his associates will be seeing you on these visits.
Once you have all these doubts cleared with your personal injury specialist, you find it much easier to handle and accept your injury.