Recovering from a critical injury can be a challenging and often grueling process. Each injury is unique, and as such, rehabilitation methods can vary widely depending on the severity and type of injury.
The first step in the recovery process is to see a family doctor. This initial consultation is essential as it allows the doctor to assess the injuries and make an informed decision on the best course of treatment. The doctor may refer the patient to a specialist or recommend a combination of medical professionals to be a part of their rehabilitation team.
A client's rehabilitation team can include a range of medical professionals, including chiropractors, registered massage therapists, personal support workers, psychologists, occupational therapists, orthopedic surgeons, physiotherapists, neurologists, and chronic pain doctors. Each of these professionals brings a unique set of skills and expertise to the rehabilitation process and can provide various forms of therapy and treatment.
In addition to medical professionals, rehabilitation plans may also include various tools and devices to aid in the recovery process. These can include assistive devices, special computer screens, work modifications, wheelchairs, and orthopedic mattresses. Housekeeping services may also be necessary if the injured person can no longer perform daily tasks on their own.
Unfortunately, rehabilitation plans can become expensive, especially when they are long-term. Seeking legal guidance may be necessary to explore financial options as a lawyer can provide valuable advice on navigating the process and help you understand your options.If you or a loved one has suffered a chronic injury that requires extensive rehabilitation, please contact the team at JEWELL RADIMISIS JORGE LLP, and a member of our team will be happy to assist you.