Does PA Workers’ Compensation Cover Chiropractic Expenses?

by admin on March 23, 2012

Chiropractic care for work-related injuries is covered by Pennsylvania workers’ compensation insurance. Numerous studies have been conducted across the globe and the findings have all found that chiropractic care returns people to work much quicker and for less money than other kinds of medical treatment.

Comprehensive chiropractic care leads to fewer chronic cases, which allows the patients to get quickly get back to their pre-injury status.
Back pain used to be considered a short-term injury, but it has become the leading cause of disability among working adults and an increasingly large financial burden on the economy.

It’s important to note that back pain is not going anywhere either. According to recent data, back pain prevalence rose from 2.9% to 10.2% over the past 14 years, which is a 260% increase. The increase in cases and their subsequent treatments has in turn caused an increased in back pain related expenses.

Chiropractic care is a conservative kind of neuromuscular skeletal treatment used to aid nerve irritation, relax muscle groups, decrease overall pain, and restore function to injured areas of the body.

As always, if you are struggling with your Pennsylvania Workers Compensation benefits, give Calhoon & Associates a call at 1-877-291-9675 for a free call to find out what your options might be.

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