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How to Avoid Workplace Injuries

By Sara Butler

You spend a lot of time at work every week. Even if you don't have a job that's physically demanding, you still need to think about how you can avoid workplace injuries. The chiropractors at The Joint Chiropractic see many patients with workplace injuries every day and those injuries are often the result of ignoring signs of problems for quite a while. Here are a few of the injuries you can sustain while working and how the chiropractors at The Joint can help you treat them before they become an even bigger pain.

Common Injuries in the Workplace

Getting injured at work can be a source of frustration for a lot of people. They can often hinder the day-to-day tasks you need to perform and can even put your job at risk.

Some injuries happen due to accidents, but a lot of injuries are simply the result of repetitive tasks. These types of injuries can be treated and even prevented with regular chiropractic treatment.

The most common workplace injuries include:

  • Neck pain
  • Back pain
  • Sprains
  • Headaches
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Nerve damage
  • Tendinitis

Diagnosing Injuries

If you're experiencing pain at work or even at the end of a long day, then you need to get it checked out by a chiropractor.

Remember, chiropractors don't simply seek to address your pain, they also want to get to the bottom of what's causing it. That way, the pain can be addressed for the long term and the symptoms will go away in the process.

The chiropractors at The Joint will ask you about your lifestyle, your work, and other factors that can have an impact on your health and wellness. They'll then put all the puzzle pieces together to try and discover what the issue is. It may have to do with your workplace ergonomics, joint restrictions, and dysfunctions, or even the way you sleep. Once they get a detailed picture, they can work with you on a treatment plan to address your issues and hopefully avoid workplace injuries in the future.

Until you win the lottery, you're going to need to continue to work. But you can work in such a way as to support your health and continued wellness with the help of the chiropractors at The Joint. Come in today for an evaluation and get started on the road to a healthier and happier workday that leads to a happier life overall!

To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Marietta, Ga.

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