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Chiropractic Tips to Avoid Injuries in the Workplace

By Sara Butler

You spend a lot of time at work. That means that the things you do, whether your job is physically demanding or not, can have a big impact on the health and function of your body. The chiropractors at The Joint Chiropractic see a lot of patients each day that have an injury they got while on the job. Here are a few injuries you need to be looking out for at work and how chiropractic care can help you cope.

Injuries in the Workplace

Not being able to complete the day-to-day tasks of your job due to an injury can be a very frustrating experience. While some injuries occur due to accidents, many are the result of the stress and strain placed on your body by repetitive tasks. That's why working at a desk can be just as hazardous to your health as a more physically demanding job.

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

These injuries may be avoided or treated with the help of the chiropractors at The Joint Chiropractic.

A Diagnosis

When you come to the chiropractors at The Joint with an issue, whether it be pain, discomfort, or reduced range of motion, they will first look to find the underlying cause of your symptoms. That way, they can determine the best way to attack the real problem head-on instead of simply treating your symptoms.

They may start by asking you questions about your lifestyle. This can include questions about your job and any other factors they think may contribute to the issues you're experiencing. They also do a complete medical history to understand how to best treat the problems you're experiencing. Once all the information is gathered, they will discuss a treatment plan with you to help.

Chiropractic: Safe and Effective

Moving forward with a treatment plan is easy since chiropractic care uses only natural, non-invasive, and effective ways to deal with your pain. The chiropractor may perform hands-on chiropractic adjustments to work to eliminate any joint dysfunctions or restrictions you're experiencing. They may then give you exercises to do that can help reduce your symptoms and discuss the ways in which you may need to change your lifestyle for your continued health and wellness.

If you have sustained an injury in the workplace, then come into The Joint today for help.

To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Columbia, S.C.

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