New Rules For Pain Management Treatment By Worker’s Compensation Physicians 


If you are injured on the job, worker’s compensation insurance will pay your medical expenses, including long-term expenses like physical therapy and rehabilitation services. In many cases, workplace illnesses or accidents result in long-lasting or chronic pain, which is treated by pain management therapy.    Pain Management Changes For Worker’s Compensation Claimants  Pain management may take many forms, including regular physical therapy, periodic steroid or corticoid injections,  and medication. The North Carolina Industrial Commission has recently implemented new rules for pain management treatments, designed to reduce the chance of opioid addiction  in worker’s compensation claimants with chronic pain.   The new rules, which went into effect on May 1, [...]