What is Personal Injury?
The legal term for personal injury describes any harmful injury to your body including emotional and physical. Personal injury claims are often filed for compensation of medical expenses associated with the injuries you sustain. Claims could be filed for a variety of different accidents such as auto, workplace, product defect as well as assault, industrial disease, asbestosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and more.
Personal Injury Protection
Personal injury protection is the term used for benefits in states, including Pennsylvania that have mandatory no-fault auto insurance coverage. People involved in auto accidents in Pennsylvania, regardless of who is at fault, are eligible to receive natural health care services including chiropractic and massage therapy, as well as other health services related to the injuries occurred during the accident. Any person involved in an auto accident in Pennsylvania is entitled to a minimum of $5,000 of personal injury protection benefits — an amount the Pennsylvania Department of Motor Vehicles has determined necessary to cover your health care expenses following your accident.
Chiropractic care is covered under your person injury protection benefits. Many find chiropractic as well as other rehabilitative therapies and massage therapy found at Richard A. Schwartz personal injury Chiropractor at Advanced Chiropractic and Wellness Center helpful to the recovery and speed of healing associated with an accidental injury. Utilizing your personal injury protection benefits your chiropractor also has the ability to supply you with necessary products to help with your comfort and speed of recovery. Some of these products could include supportive pillows, back support belts, in home traction units, cold therapy packs, heating pads and more. Contact Advanced Chiropractic to schedule an appointment as soon as possible following your accident to reduce the chances of long-term health problems and to get the care you need to speed your healing.
Chiropractic therapies are one of the most effective therapies in reducing your soft tissue pain while restoring strength, integrity and functionality. Dr. Richard A. Schwartz uses gentle chiropractic adjustments and other manual techniques to relieve pain and improve range of motion for your affected joints. The combination of massage therapy and Chiropractic following an accident can have many long term health benefits.
Working with Insurance
Advanced Chiropractic and Wellness works with many types of insurance. Our office can counsel you on how to file a personal injury claim, choose legal guidance or receive additional testing such as an EMG, MRI and X-ray.