Have you had an accident at work? Our team of professionals has extensive expertise in treating the pain and disability that occurs after this type of accident in order to support you towards a complete and lasting recovery.
Start your rehabilitation treatments by following these 4 steps
- Notify your employer or immediate supervisor about the accident
- Seek prompt medical attention, even if the injury appears minor. Your healthcare professional will provide you with a medical certificate that will be used to justify your absence from work, if necessary, and to open your file with the CNESST (the provincial commission for standards, equity, health and safety at work). Depending on your condition, your doctor may recommend physiotherapy, occupational therapy and/or acupuncture treatments.
- Complete the CNESST worker's claim.
- Contact us to schedule your first appointment.
Did you know that you can begin your treatments even if you have not yet received your file number? We will simply ask you to provide us with a copy of the worker's claim that you have completed.
What should you do after an accident at work?
Every year, PhysioExtra professionals help thousands of clients recover from an accident at work. Our team has developed a specific and interdisciplinary treatment approach that has demonstrated its effectiveness.
Our professionals have extensive expertise in treating this type of pain and disability. Their approaches help you resume all your personal and professional activities without limitations. You will also have the tools to properly manage your pain, your stress and your energy.
Throughout your rehabilitation, we team up with you, your doctor, your claim representative and your employer to make your journey easier so you can focus on your rehabilitation.
Are the treatments covered by the CNESST?
Yes, all treatments are covered by the CNESST and are free of charge for you.
You can also obtain reimbursement from the CNESST for your travel expenses to receive care, including mileage and parking fees.
How many sessions are covered by the CNESST?
Your therapist will reassess your condition periodically and determine, in collaboration with your doctor, how many sessions are necessary for your recovery.
Are all services offered in the same clinic?
I have already started physiotherapy treatments elsewhere. Can I still get occupational therapy or acupuncture at PhysioExtra?
Yes. If your doctor recommends occupational therapy or acupuncture, you can undertake these treatments at PhysioExtra while continuing the physiotherapy treatments at another establishment.
Services reimbursed by the CNESST
After a thorough assessment of your condition, a physiotherapist will explain to you which structures in your body are affected and will suggest a treatment plan for your recovery.
A physiotherapy technologist could team up with the physiotherapist to support you in your rehabilitation. Their advanced knowledge of workplace injuries will ensure that you benefit from optimal care.
Different treatments can be considered, such as exercises specific to your condition, joint mobilizations, muscle relaxation techniques, etc. Your therapist will also give you advice on how to relieve pain and how to resume your activities.
An occupational therapist will assess the impact of your condition on your normal abilities such as working, doing domestic chores and hobbies. Their treatments, which can take the form of strengthening exercises or simulations of work tasks, for example, will help you maximize your autonomy at each stage of your recovery.
Through various techniques and using therapeutic tools such as needles and suction cups, an acupuncturist will work to reduce the pain, stress, muscle tension and inflammation that can occur after an accident at work.