Second, all medical treatment for a work injury must be casually related to the injury. This means that if it were not for the work injury, an employee would not need the treatment.
The following specific types of treatment are allowed under the Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Act for a work-related injury:
A. Chiropractic Treatment
Generally, employees are allowed 12 weeks of treatment with a maximum treatment frequency of five times per week of the first 1-2 weeks and decreasing treatment frequency thereafter. After the first 12 weeks, an additional 12 visits over the next 12 months are allowed if certain requirements are met.