Auto Accident

A few Benefits

  • A nonpharmaceutical relief from Injury
  • Shortened Recovery Period
  • Avoid Long Term Health Problems
  • Alleviate Pain Quickly
  • Possibly Avoid Surgery

What is PIP Auto Injury Massage?

If you or your loved one have ever been in a car accident goes without saying that navigating the next steps is often overwhelming. Thankfully, most insurance policies have Personal Injury Protection also commonly referred to as (PIP), regardless of who is at fault for the accident. With that, you can breathe a sigh of relief, because with PIP you are entitled to Medical Rehabilitation Massage. 

With auto accidents even if you don’t feel any immediate pain, it can resurface months later. Stress Knot owner, Heather, has had countless clients coming in months and even years later into her clinic suffering from moderate to severe pain that later surfaced after their auto accident that they never received care from. We stress the importance of receiving medical massage therapy as soon as possible from a certified medical massage practitioner.

Regardless of whether massage therapy is covered by your insurance or not, scheduling an appointment as soon as possible following the accident is critical in reducing the chances of long residual pains post-accident.   

One of the most immediate experiences post-accident is the side effects it has on our nervous system. Even if you did get injured from the shocking can be traumatic. No matter what style of massage you receive, from the lightest of touch like lymphatic massage to the deepest style like advanced deep tissue. Massage has a direct effect on your circulation. can improve your circulation, Thus, helping you to relax, and allowing you to recover your emotional balance line.

Heather Rohrer is both a Licensed Massage Therapist as well as advanced certification in Medical Massage, and Manual Lymphatic Drainage Therapist (CMLDT). 

The next obvious question is how do you go about receiving such care...

How do you get Care of PIP?

Step 1: You can get a prescription/referral from several providers for Rehabilitation Massage. 

  1. Primary Care Physician
  2. Orthopedic Doctor-Surgeon
  3. Urgent Care Doctor
  4. Pain Management Doctor
  5. Chiropractor
  6. Physical Therapist

Step 2: Be sure to ask the provider to state: The frequency of massage, or how many times a week/month it should be performed, and duration (6 months, 12 months, etc.)

Note: These prescriptions expire after 90 days so they will need to be refilled if deemed necessary to continue.

What can I expect from Auto Accident Care through Stress Knot?

  1. A full assessment of your current physical condition first visit is approx. (90 minutes in length).
  2. A personalized treatment plan 
  3. Be seen in-home for 4-8 weeks during the (acute/subacute healing phase) approx. 2-3 times a week for 60 minutes. treatment plan followed by a reassesses of progress. 
  4. A step-by-step at-home aftercare plan. (receive at 2-3 visits)
  5. Possible modalities, Manual Lymphatic Drainage to reduce swelling and inflammation, Swedish to relax tension, Deep tissue to break up scar tissue and adhesion, and cupping to promote health circulation to congested/restricted tissue, more lymphatic drainage to reduce and promote healthy unrestricted circulation and continue and promote health tissue repair. Red light therapy, hydrotherapy, stretching and so much more.