WORKPLACE ACCIDENT AND CHIROPRACTIC TREATMENT

According to OSHA, over 374 million accidents were reported in the U.S. workplace last year. While most of the injuries sustained were considered non-fatal, the risk of being injured on the job remains exceptionally high.

In the United States, industry workers were ranked the highest for job-related accidents. Most service workers are required to perform strenuous and repetitive tasks, make deliveries, or operate heavy equipment or machinery.

When an accident occurs in the workplace, an employer has to comply with state-regulated protocols such as providing immediate medical attention, gathering witness statements, documenting the scene of the accident, and reporting the cause of the injury.

Common Injuries Sustained in the Workplace

Whether your job requires you to drive a truck, operate a forklift, restock inventory, or perform clerical duties, injuries can occur to anyone at any given time.

Common workplace injuries occur after falling on a slick or wet floor or from heights, being struck by a moving or falling object, or overexertion from moving heavy objects.

Chiropractic Care for Workplace Injuries

Our qualified chiropractors treat job-related injuries like disc herniations, sciatica, pinched nerves, and whiplash.

Depending on the severity of the injury, a chiropractor will develop a drug-free and non-invasive treatment plan, which may include decompression, physical therapy, or spinal manipulation.

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The Benefits of Chiropractic Treatment for Workplace Injuries

With the help of chiropractic care, patients can restore mobility and range of motion in affected areas, like the back, shoulders, neck or knees.

At South Florida Spine & Joint Center, our doctors pay special attention to your injuries and use hands-on physical manipulation to increase circulation and blood flow to the injured area, which helps alleviate pain and promotes faster healing.

Call South Florida Spine Joint Center to learn more about your treatment options.