WorkSafeBC Physiotherapy In Langley – For Workplace Injury Rehabilitation

WorkSafeBC Physiotherapy Provider In Langley

Injuries at the workplace are more prevalent, and you can have an injury to any part of your muscles or joints sustained after a repetitive trauma or after a sudden work-related injury. With our best WorkSafeBC physiotherapy treatment program in Langley, our experienced physiotherapist at Opal Physio will assess your injury and recommend the best rehabilitation program after you have a work injury. 

WorkSafeBC (WSBC) is a provincial agency helping promote safe and healthy workplaces across B.C, and it mandates compensation and insurance for workers. Opal Physiotherapy and Health clinic is an Authorized WorkSafeBC Physiotherapy Centre in Langley, and we direct bill WSBC as long as you have a claim number available.

WorkSafeBC Claim

All occupational injury claims are reported to WSBC to receive WorkSafeBC physiotherapy services in the clinic for our clients. An approved physiotherapist will provide an assessment and ensure the best possible treatment for your recovery. If your workplace injury is not severe, your physiotherapist may recommend a conservative treatment like Pain Management, Functional recovery and rehabilitation with Exercise Therapy.

If you have a serious workplace injury, you should contact your physician or go to the hospital or emergency for appropriate care before receiving physiotherapy services.

WorkSafeBC Physiotherapy
WorkSafeBC Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation In Langley

Physiotherapy treatment process for a WorkSafe BC (WBC) related Claim after a work injury:

To get the WorkSafeBC physiotherapy treatment:

  • 1. Report the injury to your employer and enquire about how to start the process
  • 2. Report your injury to WSBC
  • 3. Get a claim number
  • 4. Book an appointment at a physiotherapy clinic that accepts work-related injury claims
  • 5. See your physiotherapist for assessment and treatment

WorkSafeBC rehabilitation (WSBC) services

When someone is ill or injured on the job, WSBC can help them get the care and rehab they need. It includes working with a WSBC-approved physiotherapist and clinic for an evaluation and treatment plan. The different services offered include standard treatments, post-surgical treatment, Post neurological injury treatment, vestibular rehabilitation treatment, pelvic trauma/injury, concussion etc.

Opal Physiotherapy clinic is registered and is part of the WorkSafeBC (WSBC) Provider Network, and we provide services to clients with musculoskeletal injuries. We offer WorkSafeBC physiotherapy services to injured workers in the langley area, Fraser Valley regions, and surrounding regions. 

Rehabilitation to injured workers is offered free of charge to clients on accepted claims. Our WCB-approved physiotherapist will assess your functional abilities, including tests to identify any issues or obstacles to returning to work and help with your recovery and safe early return to work.

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Work Injury – WorkSafeBC Claim

Where should I contact WorkSafeBC (WBC) if I need to obtain my claim number?

Claims Call Centre

To answer your questions about the claims process and your claim status.

Phone: 604.231.8888 (Lower Mainland)

Toll-free: 1.888.967.5377 (Canada)

Fax: 604.233.9777 (Lower Mainland)

Toll-free: 1.888.922.8807 (Canada)

Hours of operation: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

If you have missed work due to a work injury, contact the Toll-Free Number mentioned above for Information. Visit the WorkSafeBC Portal at or

Does WorkSafe BC cover my physiotherapy treatments?

WorkSafeBC physiotherapy billing

You will be given a claim number if you have reported your injury to your employer and WSBC. Ensure that we have that claim number to bill for the physiotherapy services to WSBC directly.

Once you’ve submitted a claim to WBC, if accepted, the costs for your physiotherapy treatment will be covered by WSBC since we are authorized to bill directly for your services. So you won’t need to pay anything.

If your claim is denied, you may be required to pay the total cost of any physiotherapy care incurred.

Initial visit after Work Injury (WBC):

The initial visit with an Authorized WorkSafeBC physiotherapist is key to ensuring the long-term success of your treatment and recovery. During the meeting, you and your physiotherapist must discuss your goals and the path to achieving them.

During the initial visit, you can expect the physiotherapist to discuss:

  • More about the work injury, your pain and the circumstances leading to it
  • Any concerns you may have
  • Explaining treatment expectations
  • The types of treatment offered
  • Goal setting to help with your recovery
  • Providing an estimate and help plan expectations on when and how you can return to work

Our registered physiotherapist can help you with your work injury:

Our qualified physiotherapists have years of training and experience and can provide treatment to assist clients after an injury. We implement various treatment approaches to help plan your care and recovery. We work with you to reach the physical and functional level required for your safe return to work. Contact us now to learn more.

Treat your injury at the earliest to safely return to work and reduce any recurrent injuries by taking the required preventative measures and treatment.

Common issues we see after a work injury may include

  • Sprains and strains
  • Low back injury 
  • Repetitive injuries
  • Tendonitis, Bursitis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Post fractures
  • Post-surgery
  • Shoulder injuries and more.

WorksafeBC physiotherapy treatments include:

WorksafeBC Physiotherapy treatment can help you recover from your work-related injury or disease. Our physiotherapists are experts in treating workplace injuries. They will work with you to develop a treatment plan that is tailored to your individual needs and achieve your functional goal.

Your WSBC physiotherapy assessment and treatment plan may include:

  • A detailed assessment of your condition and injury status.
  • A personalized treatment plan.
  • Pain Management.
  • Manual therapy techniques to help reduce pain and inflammation.
  • Therapeutic exercises.
  • Muscle retraining– Exercises to help you regain strength and mobility.
  • Functional Re-training to help perform day-to-day tasks with ease.
  • Strength and endurance training for Return to Work.
  • Education on how to prevent further injury.

At Opal, we are committed to helping you recover from your injury and return to work. Our physiotherapy treatment services are an important part of that commitment.

What is the process and your responsibilities during recovery?

When you’re injured at work, your priority is getting better. But your road to recovery doesn’t end there. You need to take an active role in your physiotherapy recovery to get back to work and stay healthy. That means understanding your responsibilities and following through on them.

Here’s what you need to know.

  • Get the treatment you need. That means seeing a physiotherapist and getting a diagnosis and treatment plan.
  • Follow your treatment plan. This means attending regular physiotherapy treatment sessions and doing the exercises your physiotherapist prescribes regularly.
  • Stay in communication with your physiotherapist. That means letting them know how you’re feeling and whether you’re having any problems with your recovery.
  • Stay in communication with your employer. That means letting them know how your recovery is going and when you will be able to return to work.
  • Follow your physiotherapist’s return-to-work plan. That means slowly easing back into your job and avoiding anything that could aggravate your injury for your successful return to work.
  • Most importantly, continue exercising regularly even after you return to work with full duties.

By understanding and following these responsibilities, you can help ensure a successful recovery and a return to work.

What should I do if my WCB or WSBC Claim is still pending?

If you are submitting a claim and your claim is still pending, WorkSafeBC (WCB) will cover your first visit with a physiotherapist as long as we have prior approval from WSBC and if you have a claim number. Once your claim is accepted, your physiotherapist will bill WorkSafeBC Physiotherapy sessions directly.

Advantages of seeing our registered physiotherapist for your work injury recovery

Our physiotherapists provide you with an active approach to work injury rehabilitation. Our physiotherapist will increase your overall fitness, improve your movement, and help you return to work. We can offer treatment based on your condition, whether you are experiencing acute or chronic pain.

Physiotherapy can help :

  • With your recovery from a work injury.
  • Ensure treatment approach helps with safe returning to work
  • Address any preventive measures to avoid any recurrence of a similar injury.
  • Help with pain relief
  • Improve strength and functional abilities
  • Assist with a return to work planning 

If there are any concerns with your progress, your physiotherapist may recommend visiting your physician for further assessment, scan or treatments.

How often should I visit my physician during my physiotherapy treatment?

You should see your doctor based on the recommendation of the WSBC. If there are any concerns during your treatment sessions or after assessment, your physiotherapist will recommend you follow up with your doctor for further tests or assessments based on individual needs.

Return to Work

Your physiotherapist will assist you and may follow up with your employer, with your consent, and the WSBC adjuster to ensure a safe return to work process is achieved. We try to ensure that our client is involved throughout the process of their recovery and return to work.

We always keep in mind that the ultimate goal for all our patients is to return to a safe and productive lifestyle.

Contact us for your Workplace injury or WorkSafeBC Physiotherapy, or WCB Rehabilitation treatment requirement, we will be glad to help you with any questions or concerns you might have.