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Workplace injuries can range from minor incidents to serious, life-threatening emergencies. Regardless of the severity, it’s crucial to seek immediate medical attention for any work-related injury. At NewMed Immediate Care in Rolling Meadows, we specialize in treating workplace injuries, providing prompt and effective care to ensure you recover quickly and safely. Here’s why immediate care is vital for on-the-job injuries.

1. Preventing Complications

Immediate medical evaluation helps prevent complications. For example, what might seem like a simple sprain could actually be a more serious tear that, if left untreated, could lead to long-term mobility issues or chronic pain. Early intervention ensures that such injuries are properly diagnosed and treated before they worsen.

2. Documentation and Diagnosis

Seeking immediate care provides necessary documentation and diagnosis for workers’ compensation claims. Accurate medical records detailing the injury and treatment are essential for compensation claims and for determining appropriate work-related accommodations during your recovery.

3. Minimizing Recovery Time

The quicker an injury is assessed and treated, the shorter the recovery time generally is. Early treatment can often mean a quicker return to work, which is beneficial both for the employee and the employer. This also helps in reducing the financial impact of missing work.

4. Managing Pain Effectively

Immediate care allows for effective pain management, which is crucial not only for comfort but also for recovery. Unmanaged pain can lead to delayed healing, increased stress, and other health issues that complicate the recovery process.

5. Access to Specialists

If your injury requires specialist care, early visits to an urgent care facility like NewMed Immediate Care can facilitate quicker referrals. Immediate care centers have networks of specialists who can further assess and treat more complex job-related injuries, ensuring you receive comprehensive care.

6. Preventing Long-Term Disability

Certain injuries, if not treated immediately, could lead to long-term disabilities. Prompt medical care reduces the risk of injuries becoming chronic problems that could impact your quality of life and ability to work.

NewMed Immediate Care Services for Workplace Injuries

At NewMed Immediate Care, we understand the urgency of treating workplace injuries and provide a range of services to address them:

  • Rapid Assessment and Treatment: Quick evaluation of injuries to determine the best course of action.
  • Comprehensive Care: From minor cuts and bruises to more serious injuries, we offer comprehensive treatment options.
  • Flexible Hours: We provide care when you need it, with hours that accommodate most work schedules.
  • Coordination of Care: We communicate with your employer and insurance provider to ensure that all necessary paperwork is completed, making the process as smooth as possible for you.

Urgent Care for Work Injuries in Rolling Meadows – Walk-ins Welcome

If you’re injured on the job, don’t wait to seek medical attention, regardless of the injury’s initial severity. NewMed Immediate Care is here to provide you with the necessary medical support to ensure a quick and safe return to health and work. Our experienced team is committed to delivering quality care with minimal wait times.

Posted on behalf of NewMed Immediate Care

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Convenient Locations and Accessibility

Located near major expressways and well-connected by public transport, our clinics in Rolling Meadows, Cicero, Chicago, Roseland, and Hoffman Estates are easily accessible. We cater to the needs of our community by offering flexible visiting hours, including walk-in options and the ability to schedule appointments online or by phone. This ensures that you can receive care when it suits you best.

Rolling Meadows

1669 W. Algonquin Rd
Rolling Meadows IL 60008


5741 W Cermak Rd
Cicero IL 60804


2408 W Cermak Rd
Chicago IL 60608


134 W 111th St Floor 2
Chicago IL 60628

Hoffman Estates

925 N Roselle Rd
Hoffman Estates IL 60169