Workers Comp

Pain Management located in San Antonio and Live Oak, TX
Workers Comp

Workers Comp services offered in San Antonio and Live Oak, TX

If you’ve been injured at work and have workers’ compensation benefits, see a specialist at Spine & Pain Center of San Antonio in San Antonio and Live Oak, Texas. Its skilled pain management providers offer diagnostic testing, treatment, and medical documentation for workers’ compensation cases. Call the nearest office to schedule an evaluation, or use the online booking tab today.

Workers Comp Q&A

What is workers’ compensation?

Workers’ compensation is an employee-funded benefit that covers the medical costs of injuries sustained on the job or as a result of working. If you’re covered under this benefit, you don’t have to pay for the medical care you receive at the Spine & Pain Center of San Antonio.

Who benefits from workers’ compensation care?

Anyone who is injured at work and covered by workers’ compensation benefits can take advantage of pain management treatment at Spine & Pain Center of San Antonio. 

Workers’ compensation covers costs associated with:

  • Head injuries
  • Fractures
  • Strains
  • Sprains
  • Joint injuries
  • Open wounds
  • Neck, back, and joint pain
  • Burns
  • Nerve injuries
  • Ear or eye injuries
  • Other causes of discomfort

You might have mild pain, severe pain, stiffness, numbness, tingling, or visible musculoskeletal tissue deformities due to a work-related accident.

You may have been injured while driving a commercial motor vehicle, working with heavy machinery or toxic chemicals, falling down, or injured due to a coworker’s negligence. 

How does my pain specialist diagnose workers’ compensation injuries?

It’s important to see a pain specialist at the first sign of an injury to receive a proper diagnosis and the medical documentation needed to avoid paying medical fees.

During a workers’ compensation evaluation, your Spine & Pain Center of San Antonio provider checks your vital signs and completes a physical exam to look for signs of an injury. They also review your accident history, medical history, symptoms, and medications.

Your pain specialist may suggest blood tests, nerve testing, X-rays, an MRI, discography, a CT scan, or another imaging procedure to confirm a diagnosis and treat your condition effectively. 

What are the available workers’ compensation treatments?

Some of the pain management treatments available at Spine & Pain Center of San Antonio include:

  • Ankle, knee, hip, and other joint injections
  • Epidural steroid injections
  • Facet joint injections
  • Nerve blocks
  • Sacroiliac joint injections
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Lysis of adhesions 
  • Trigger point injections
  • Trochanteric bursa injections
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Medication management
  • Acupuncture
  • Chiropractic adjustments
  • Spinal decompression 
  • Spinal cord stimulation 
  • Electrical nerve stimulation 
  • Intradiscal electrothermal therapy (IDET)
  • Botox® injections 
  • Active release techniques
  • Biofeedback

Your provider customizes each pain treatment to give you the most relief. They fill out the required paperwork needed to take advantage of workers’ compensation benefits, and follow up with you to ensure the best possible results.

Call the Spine & Pain Center of San Antonio office or use the online booking tab today to utilize workers’ compensation benefits.