WHAT CAN WE DO FOR YOU?
We understand the insurance process and can help you in submitting the necessary paperwork and coordinate the insurance paperwork and treatments required for you to reach optimal recovery. If you have been involved in an accident, you are entitled to insurance-covered treatment/rehabilitation whether or not you are deemed at fault in the accident.
At Emkiro Health Services, a licensed professional will customize a treatment plan specific to your needs to rehabilitate you from motor vehicle accident (MVA) injuries. Treatments may consist of specific combinations of chiropractic care, registered massage therapy, acupuncture, physiotherapy, electro-modalities, and/or exercises. This integrated approach is aimed at helping restore your function so you can return to normal as quickly as possible. Whether your injury involves whiplash, muscle pain, neurological symptoms, other musculoskeletal injuries, or loss of function, we can help.
Frequently Asked Questions
We are always available to answer any questions you have. Listed below are the most frequently asked.
If you have recently been injured in a car accident, it is important to contact your auto insurance provider to file the report and get the claim started. Once you have done this, contact Emkiro Health Services make an appointment with one of our MVA treatment professionals. On your first visit, we will evaluate your function, pain, severity of injury, and prescribe the appropriate treatment program. We can help with all aspects of treatment, including filling out paper work, claim submission, imaging, and medical services as required.
*Note: Call 911 for any emergency situations including severe or life threatening injuries, and/or loss of consciousness.
The majority of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident include whiplash, and other muscular strains and/or ligament sprains involving regions such as the shoulder, lower back, mid back, elbow, hip and knee.
Often patients sustain multiple injuries in car accidents and often experience the greatest pain during the week following the initial car accident. It is often important to take a multi-disciplinary approach using chiropractic, soft tissue therapy, acupuncture, electro-modalities, physical therapy, and massage therapy to address these multiple injuries effectively. The more serious conditions will involve careful assessment and a specific program will be prescribed to ensure optimal recovery.
Under the Financial Services Commission of Ontario, it is mandatory to exhaust your workplace health insurance prior to your auto insurance being. If you do not have extended health benefits through your workplace, or have exhausted these benefits, your auto insurance will fully cover the remainder of your treatment often for a minimum of 12 weeks. Our staff will help provide you with the necessary information to coordinate payments from your insurance providers.
All patients are entitled to at least 12 weeks of rehabilitation and many other medical goods and services which can be determined by your treating healthcare professional.
Your Emkiro health expert can help you return to your pre-accident status by customizing a specific treatment plan that will include a combination of the following services:
- ART and other soft-tissue therapies
- Registered Massage therapy
- Medical Services
Your Emkiro healthcare provider can also help you obtain the following additional services (if eligible):
- Income replacement
- Care giving assistance
- Attendant care assistance
- Housekeeping expenses
- Assistive devices [lumbar support, orthopedic supplies]
- Transportation costs associated with therapy
Please note that many insurance benefits are subject to maximums. As long as costs are reasonable and necessary, a majority of these expenses can be eligible to you if medically necessary.