A work injury is an injury that occurs to an employee during the course of their normal work duties. Many people are surprised to find out that the majority of work injuries in the US do not occur because of serious accidents. The truth is that most injuries in the workplace happen due to overuse, slipping/fall, lifting, computer work, repetitive motions and even car accidents.The lower back is the most common area to be injured.There are two main goals when treating work injuries; eliminating the patient’s pain and returning the patient back to work as soon as possible.
Common Work Injuries are-
- Headache and Migraine
- Carpal Tunnel and Wrist Pain
- Carpal Tunnel Treatments
- Hip and Joint Pain
- Knee and Leg Pain
- Sciatica and Lumbar Disc Herniation
How can Chiropractors help in Work Injury?
Chiropractic care is one of the most non-invasive and natural methods of pain relief. Many times through proper chiropractic care patients get relief from their work pain without the need for expensive and worrisome surgeries that take long periods of time to recover from and come with other risks too.
Chiropractor in Seattle, Dr. Jas Walia restores proper alignment of the spine by performing a gentle adjustment to the affected area. Also, chiropractors often utilize massage therapy, electric muscle stimulation, roller table, strengthening/stretching exercises, rehabilitation therapy, and nutrition to speed the healing process and reduce pain to the damaged area. Chiropractic care has a highly proven track record of helping those that seek these types of services feel better. Chiropractic care can significantly reduce the amount of recovery time so employees can get back to work sooner.