What is a Catastrophic Injury?

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In Ontario, people who are involved in serious car accidents may be classified as having sustained a significant Catastrophic Injury. A Catastrophic injury is a serious life-changing event that results in serious and permanent impairment. There are specific definitions within the accident benefits schedule that outline when and where the term can be applied.

How to Treat Catastrophic Injuries

Our team at Focus Physiotherapy has significant experience in assisting patients who have been deemed catastrophic. Our knowledge of the differing administrative requirements is beneficial to in reducing the wait times in obtaining rehabilitation treatment.

Patients who have sustained catastrophic injuries will often require additional service coordination between our health care team and additional team members such as your case manager and human resources return to work coordinator. Focus Physiotherapy is present and able to provide the insights regarding your rehabilitation process to further all aspects of your return to a normal life.

Recovering From Your Injuries

Following a catastrophic injury, the term “normal” will take on a different meaning. Our registered physiotherapists and other members of the healthcare team will work with you to define your new situation as well as assist you in achieving your maximum possible physical recovery.

Recovering from catastrophic injuries is not a timely and definable process, each patient, has a different path as well as different goals dependent on the extent and how their injuries affected their lives. Our team of registered physiotherapists at Focus Physiotherapy has the knowledge to assist you and provide options for whatever goals you wish to achieve.

Coordinating your rehabilitation and recovery in such circumstances is crucial. Having our caring and experienced team working with you will result in fewer things to worry about.