What to Do After an Auto Accident
So you’ve been in a car crash and are suffering from pain or discomfort because of the accident. Once you’ve done the necessary steps at the scene of the accident, like filing a police report and getting the other party’s contact information, your mind is racing. You may be worrying about getting your car to the repair shop or fixing property damages however, you must think about your health. Here’s what you should do:
- Call NeuroSpine Associates of Michigan to get a free accident evaluation
- File a claim with your auto insurance
- Provide our team with the claim number so we can get your treatment covered
- We’ll work together with your primary care physician to help you recover
- Begin treatment
The comprehensive treatment plan, that is covered by your insurance, will help to return your range of motion and heal your pain. Our team knows how the insurance claims process goes and how to properly prove and bill the correct insurance for your necessary therapy.
Why Seek Physical Therapy After an Accident?
A car accident can be a life-changing event. Between the shock emotionally and the physical pressure exerted on your body, you can come out suffering on multiple levels. When you’re feeling stiff, having numbness, pain or tingling that wasn’t there before the accident, it’s time to seek help.
These injuries can stay with you for the rest of your life. No matter if you’re at fault or the one who was hit, untreated auto injuries can even lead to serious spinal degenerations that can haunt you later in life.
We offer free accident evaluations, so you know exactly what your treatment should be and begin your therapy right away. The sooner you come in, the easier your pain will be to manage and faster you can heal.
Who Pays for Physical Therapy After a Car Crash?
Regardless of who is at fault, most insurance policies have personal injury coverage. This can be called Med Pay or PIP. This is one of the primary reasons that you have auto insurance; to be sure that should you be injured behind the wheel you can get the care you need - without paying out of your pocket.
There are rules and specific steps you have to follow. Getting a physical therapist who specializes in auto accident claims, like NeuroSpine Associates of Michigan, is the key to getting the treatment you need, that is covered by your insurance.
We’ll help you navigate your insurance policy, so you don’t have to worry about any expenses during your recovery.