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Workers' Compensation Specialist

Lynx Healthcare Services

When you suffer an injury while you’re on the job, or you develop an illness or medical condition as a result of your job activities, you have the right to collect workers’ compensation. The team at Lynx Healthcare has years of experience providing care for patients with worker’s compensation claims. Their experience is essential because they know how to complete the required reports and submit them on time. If you need medical care for a work-related injury, call the office in Spokane Valley, Kennewick, or Richland, Washington, or book an appointment online today.

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Workers' Compensation Specialist

Lynx Healthcare Services

Workers' Compensation Q & A

What is workers’ compensation?

Workers’ compensation is a type of insurance that’s paid for by your employer and covers your medical and hospital expenses if you’re injured on the job. If you need to take time off from work due to your injury or work-related illness, workers’ compensation also pays a percentage of your wages.

In the state of Washington, you are obligated to notify your employer about your injury as soon as possible. Then they give you the information you need to know about getting workers’ compensation.

However, you have a time limit for filing a workers’ compensation claim. You must file a claim within one year after the day your injury occurred.

If you develop a work-related illness or medical condition, called an occupational disease, you have two years from the date a doctor or registered nurse notifies you in writing that you have an occupational disease.

What types of injuries does workers’ compensation cover?

The team at Lynx Healthcare treats many different types of work-related injuries, but the most common are:

  • Soft tissue injuries like muscle strains
  • Slips, trips, and falls
  • Cuts and lacerations
  • Repetitive motion injuries
  • Being struck by an object
  • Accidents involving tools
  • Car or truck accidents
  • Crush injuries 

Though your risk of an injury is higher in some occupations, you can sustain these injuries on any job and in every work environment. You could work in a quiet office but still slip on a wet floor, fall, and fracture a bone. 

What should I expect from a workers’ compensation physician?

The team at Lynx Healthcare has years of experience providing care for workers’ compensation patients. Patients choose Lynx Healthcare because they: 

Provide integrative and comprehensive care

Workers’ comp patients receive customized care and often benefit from the range of medical specialties and services available at Lynx Healthcare. The team offers medical care, physical medicine and rehabilitation, interventional pain management, and chiropractic services. 

Complete workers’ compensation reports

In addition to needing great medical treatment, there’s another aspect to your care that's important: completing the required paperwork. Your medical team at Lynx Healthcare promptly and accurately completes your workers’ compensation reports and submits all the paperwork on time. 

If you need care for an injury or medical condition covered by workers’ compensation, call Lynx Healthcare, or schedule an appointment online today.

Health conditions that can be treated with Worker’s Compensation care

When you are injured at work or develop a medical condition or illness due to your job, you can collect worker’s compensation. The Lynx Healthcare team can assist with providing you with medical care for a work-related injury. We treat a wide range of worker’s compensation injuries and illnesses.

Head & Neck
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Motor Vehicle Injuries
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Rotator Cuff Tear
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Arthritis
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Carpel Tunnel Syndrom
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Tennis Elbow
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Golfers Elbow
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Knee Pain
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Back Pain
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Herniated Disc
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Nerve Pain

Conditions we treat.

You don’t have to live your life in pain. Let us help you get back to enjoying the things you love to do again.

  • Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Facial Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Head Pain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Nerve Pain
  • Sports Injuries
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
  • Chronic Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Neuropathy
  • Post-Surgery Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Arthritis
  • Migraines
  • Herniated Disc

Treatments we provide.

We offer a variety of cutting-edge treatment options to treat a wide range of pain conditions.

  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Epidurals
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Addiction Medicine
  • Opioid Therapy Management
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Telehealth
  • Behavioral Health

About Lynx Healthcare.

We are a multi-disciplinary group that is changing the face of in person and telehealth health care.

Lynx Healthcare is a multi-disciplinary group that is dedicated to building and linking health centers in a way that creates more in house services than other healthcare providers.

Lynx Healthcare currently consists of multiple treatment centers, providing the highest quality care throughout Washington, Colorado, New Mexico, and Wyoming. Lynx Healthcare covers a wide variety of specialties.

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