Workplace Injury FAQs
Whether you work in an office or on a construction site, you are at risk of suffering from a workplace injury. Often, workplace injuries leave you with neck pain, back pain, and other painful conditions that last long past your worker's compensation benefits. Young Chiropractic provides residents in Canandaigua and Victor NY, relief from their workplace injuries. Following are the answers to several questions our chiropractor frequently receives regarding work injury treatment.
What are Some Common Workplace Injuries?
Workplace injuries can occur in any location or work environment, leaving you to suffer the consequences. Regardless of your work environment, you may fall victim to one or more of the most common work-related injuries. Common workplace injuries include slips and falls, pulled muscles from heavy lifting, carpal tunnel syndrome, herniated discs, strains, muscle tears, neck injuries, broken bones, lacerations, and concussions.
What About Slips, Trips, and Falls?
Slips, trips, and falls are some of the most common causes of workplace injuries. Common causes of these incidents include being left out on the floor, loose floorboards, torn carpet, and uneven pavement. Injuries from slips, trips, and falls can consist of broken bones, torn ligaments, whiplash, and back problems.
When Should I See a Chiropractor After a Workplace Injury?
All on-the-job injuries should be reported to your supervisor immediately to make an incident report. This report serves as documentation for your worker's compensation insurance claim. Once the report has been made, it is essential to see a medical professional diagnose the injury and condition. The sooner you visit a chiropractor, the sooner you will start seeing the benefits of your chiropractic care plan.
How Can a Chiropractor Help with Work-Related Injuries?
A chiropractor can help develop a care plan that will help relieve pain caused by musculoskeletal injuries caused by a workplace accident. Our chiropractor can also help adjust your spine for any imbalances or nerve pressure causing your pain and immobility. The ultimate goal of chiropractic care is to relieve your pain, restore your mobility, and improve your body’s natural ability to heal itself.
Workplace Injury Treatment in Victor, NY and Canandaigua, NY
Have you recently suffered from a workplace injury? The work injury treatment professionals at Young Chiropractic are ready to assist you. Call us today at (585) 398-2420 for more information or to schedule an appointment with our chiropractor.