Worker’s Comp

We are pleased to be a part of

The Qualcare, Coventry and Horizon Casualty networks.

Treating the patient with a work related spine injury requires a unique set of clinical skills that take many years of experience to develop. The physicians at Comprehensive Spine Care have a combined experience of well over 40 years in treating occupational spine injuries in the acute, sub-acute, and chronic phase.

The administrative and clinical staff at Comprehensive Spine Care is extremely knowledgeable of and sensitive to the many issues that can potentially complicate the care of spine-injured workers. At Comprehensive Spine Care we believe that our collective clinical and administrative expertise, ease of communication, and our compassionate individualized approach to each case are key to our reputation and repeat referrals from Workers’ Compensation adjusters, case managers, and employers for over 20 years.

We take great pride in several aspects of our practice that have made us particularly suitable for treating patients with work-related spine injuries:

If you are a Case Manager or an Adjuster in need of scheduling a new or follow-up appointment with one of our spine surgeons or physiatrist please contact our scheduler through this link or via our contact information below:

  • Our spine surgeons and physiatrist see on average over 100 worker compensation spine injured patients each week. All of our patients are treated as conservatively as possible, and the vast majority of them require no invasive treatment.

 

  • Our spine surgeons and physiatrist are extremely experienced in handling not only all clinical aspects of each spine case, but also addressing important compensation issues such as causality, pre-existing conditions, and work restrictions.

 

  • We provide expeditious detailed documentation to facilitate the handling of each claim by the adjuster and case manager. Our office staff is trained as a matter of routine to contact the adjuster and/or case manager on the same day the patient is seen and provide them with information including diagnosis, return-to-work status, treatment plan, follow up, and projected length of treatment.

 

  • Our physicians have extensive experience working and communicating directly with adjusters and case managers to tightly coordinate the care of workers with on-the-job spine injuries. Our surgeons and physiatrist make themselves available to answer questions from adjustors and case managers via phone or Email on an immediate basis. Our 24 hour coverage assures that one of our surgeons is always available to address urgent worker’s compensation patient issues after office hours 7 days a week.
  • Our spine surgeons and physiatrist see on average over 100 worker

 

  • In addition to our three main locations in Westwood, Clifton and East Brunswick, our physicians evaluate and treat spine-injured workers at many New Jersey Concentra locations including Jersey City, Newark, Elizabeth, Secaucus, Parsippany, West New York and Edison.

 

  • We offer same day appointments for emergent referrals, and no matter how busy our schedule is, we will always do our very best to accommodate urgent referrals from case managers and adjusters.

 

  • Our offices all have on-site X-ray capabilities, providing our physicians with vital information to facilitate expeditious diagnosis and treatment recommendations.

 

  • We have full-time Spanish speaking staff to ensure accurate communication with patients at all of our locations.

 

  • For worker’s compensation patients who require spine surgery, our staff members will help guide them as well as the adjusters and case managers through every step of the pre-operative preparation process including medical clearance and post-operative recovery period.

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