We do accept and treat third party insurance claims. You must have notified your insurance company of the incident, consulted with your GP and received a medical certificate and a claim number from your insurance company. Once you have these details, please present to Re-Fit Physiotherapy for assessment and treatment. Your invoices will be forwarded directly to your insurance company.
One of the common injury with motor vehicle accident is Whiplash injury.
Whiplash refers to the injury of a number of structures in the neck as a result of a sudden acceleration or deceleration of the head. Whiplash is common in car accidents or contact sports, where the head is violently thrust forward or backward after impact. The severity of the injury can range depending on the accident. In some cases there is little or no pain directly after the incident, but it can start to arise 2-3 days after. Whiplash pain is usually felt around the neck, head and shoulders and is made worse by movement. If you have had an acceleration/deceleration injury, you shouldn’t ignore it as it may lead to your problem getting worse. Physiotherapy can assist in pain management and provide you with a series of stretching and strengthening exercises designed to return you back to your daily activities, hobbies and work.