A physiatrist is a medical doctor who specializes in rehabilitation. Rehabilitation physicians manage every aspect of a trauma victim’s recovery. According to the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (2014) physiatrists: Oversee the entire rehabilitative team and coordinate with specialists Treat all aspects of recovery, not just a single injury Educate patients and families […]
According to the International Academy of Life Care Planners (IALCP): “The Life Care Plan is a dynamic document based upon published standards of practice, comprehensive assessment, data analysis and research, which provides an organized, concise plan for current and future needs with associated cost for individuals who have experienced catastrophic injury or have chronic health […]
Dr. Greg Vigna applies his extensive experience as a board certified rehabilitation physician, and works directly with leading medical experts when he develops a Life Care Plan for your legal case. Here is what you can expect: Initial Consultation Dr. Vigna will discuss your accident and injuries, and ask about which treatments you’ve already received, […]
Every emergency department is not a trauma center. A trauma center is a designation which is provided by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) from a Level I to a Level III with a Level I center providing the most comprehensive trauma care available. Research demonstrates that individuals treated in a trauma center have a […]
What many people faced with long-term or permanent disabilities after an accident may not know about life care planning.
The Life Care Solutions Group discusses one of the most important components of a life care plan for those who have sustained serious traffic accident injuries.
Dr. Greg Vigna addresses why a Life Care Plan is essential based on catastrophic injury data from top sources such as the Journal of Life Care Planning
Acute rehabilitation length of stays should be based on attainment of goals determined by an experienced multidisciplinary rehabilitation team.