How Chiropractic Care Can Treat Work Injuries
Chiropractic techniques can help you recover from a wide range of work-related injuries. This includes minor ailments as well as serious injuries to the spine and other joints. In fact, the most common types of workplace injuries affect the neck and back, which can cause pain, tingling, numbness, and severely limit your ability to move properly. Chiropractic adjustments are non-invasive and medication-free, and can help you regain range of motion, reduce nerve irritability, and improve joint function so you can safely get back to work.
Most workplace injuries are classified as musculoskeletal injuries, which are what chiropractors specialize in treating. Common injuries treated with chiropractic methods include:
- Repetitive motion injuries from sitting for long periods at a desk, typing all day on a computer, standing on an assembly line, repeatedly grasping and sorting objects, and other causes.
- Overextension injuries caused by lifting, carrying, or holding heavy objects.
- Injuries from slips or falls due to slippery surfaces, tripping over objects in a warehouse or other worksite, or falling from a ladder or roof.
- Injuries from falling objects that especially affect the head, neck, and back depending on where an object hits you and how much it weighs.
- Spinal decompression injuries contracted on the job that can cause herniated or bulging spinal discs, sciatic leg pain, and foraminal stenosis.
- Injuries involving machinery including being struck or crushed by equipment.
- Work-related vehicular accidents that can occur at virtually any speed including being run over or struck by a moving vehicle or falling from a moving or stationary vehicle.
By merging modern chiropractic techniques with cutting-edge technology, we can help you feel better without the need for invasive surgery. We’ll also give you a clear path to recovery so you can learn techniques to keep your head, back, and joints healthier moving forward and experience greater quality of life on and off the job.