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Chiropractic Care for Work Injuries Treatment

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If you have suffered an injury at work, you need to seek medical care as quickly as possible. Even after you have been stabilized, you need to take a comprehensive approach to your work injuries treatment. That is where our team can assist you. At Houston Spine & Rehabilitation Centers, we have a tremendous amount of experience treating common workplace injuries in Houston and The Woodlands. If you are looking for help with common work injuries, learn more about how we can assist you below.

Common Injuries in the Workplace

A workplace accident can happen at any time, and there are several common injuries we see. These include:

Repetitive Motion Injuries

If you perform the same motion over and over again, you could increase your chances of suffering a workplace injury. For example, if you type on the computer a lot, you could develop carpal tunnel syndrome. This can lead to shooting pains that travel down your arm and into your fingers, making it difficult for you to do your job.

Falling Object Injuries

You can also be struck by a falling object. This could happen just about anywhere. For example, you may be trying to get something down from the top shelf in your office. Then, you might get hit on the head by an object. Or, you may perform manual labor at a construction site. Then, an object falls from the building and strikes you. This can lead to a variety of injuries.

Slip and Fall Injuries

Slip and fall injuries can also take place in just about any location. For example, you may miss a stair, causing you to fall to the bottom. Or, someone may have spilled something in the kitchen, causing you to slip and fall. If you slip and fall at work, you could suffer back pain, shoulder pain, or head injury.

Man involved in accident at work


Overexertion can also lead to serious injuries in the workplace. If your job involves a lot of lifting, it is important to lift with your legs, not your back. Otherwise, you could develop paraspinal muscle tenderness or a herniated disc. Overexertion can lead to other injuries as well. For example, you may suffer a rotator cuff injury if you lift a lot of objects over your head.

If you have suffered an injury in the workplace, it is important for you to work with a professional who will be with you from start to finish. A chiropractor can help you make a full recovery.

Chiropractic Care & Physical Therapy for Work Injuries

Chiropractic care can play a critical role in your recovery from workplace injuries. Chiropractic care is often administered in conjunction with physical therapy to not only help you get better but stay better. Some of the most common tools that a chiropractor might use include:

Patient receiving chiropractic adjustment due to work injury
  • Chiropractic Adjustments: Adjustments are important for making sure your muscles, ligaments, and bones are in proper alignment. That way, you can recover naturally.
  • Physical Therapy: Physical therapy can also play a role in your recovery process because this can reduce inflammation and stregthen damaged muscles, ligaments, and tendons.
  • Corrective Exercises: Corrective exercises are performed to strengthen vulnerable areas of your body. For example, if you have suffered an injury, you need to strengthen the structures around that injury site to take the stress off of that injured body part.

Work with the team from Houston Spine & Rehabilitation Centers to recover following an injury in the workplace.

Work Injury Treatment in The Woodlands and Houston

If you are looking for help with work injuries treatment, we can help you. At Houston Spine & Rehabilitation Center, we can help you with your workplace injury by developing a treatment plan that has been customized to meet your needs. We always place the needs of our patients in Houston and The Woodlands first, and we can do the same for you. Contact us today to make an appointment by calling (281) 362-0006 for The Woodlands or (713) 652-4052 for Houston.

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