Authorizing Physical Therapy with Workers Comp

How do you handle authorization for physical therapy for a patient who is injured in a worker’s compensation injury?  We are going to get into real specifics here! At our office, where we treat workers comp patients, we use the MG-2 form which is the “Attending...

Dr. Vedant Vaksha – Why Does My Back Hurt?

This video appeared on local cable access TV in Long Island New York… Transcription: Larry Mikorenda: Hi. I’m Larry Mikorenda and welcome to Excelsior Forum, and with me today is Vedant Vaksha. He is a spinal surgeon and if we have heard that terminology,...

New York State Workers’ Compensation Claim Resolutions

In New York, Workers’ Compensation Law claim resolutions are very different than a personal injury law suit. Pain and suffering is not taken into account under the Workers’ Compensation Law and the amount of money you receive is based on the percentage of permanent...

What To Expect After Being Injured In A Car Accident

Car accidents are some of the most common causes of accidental injuries – accounting for 2.35 million each year, along with 37,000 deaths. The aftermath of a serious car accident can be extremely painful and stressful as you begin to recover from your injuries....

Personal Injury Vs. Workers’ Comp

When you get injured, your first thought is how you will pay your medical bills and recover any lost compensation. A personal injury lawsuit is one way to recover financial losses due to an injury, and workers’ compensation is a way to help recover from an...

Orthopedic Injuries At Dangerous Jobs

Do you work in a physically demanding field? If so, then you are at a higher risk of suffering from an orthopedic injury. Orthopedic injuries often involve the foot, knee, ankle, hip, shoulder, wrist, elbow and spine. They can happen any time and anywhere. Injuries...

What Are The Most Common Types Of Workplace Injuries?

In 2015, OSHA estimates that a little over 13 workers per day died from workplace injuries. That is a lot of fatal workplace injuries, but it also represents a lot of different injury situations. Sometimes a workplace injury is an honest accident that could not have...