Every seven seconds, an American adult suffers a work injury. If you sustained a workplace injury that’s preventing you from working or interfering with the quality of your life, Darren Bell, DC, of Bell Chiropractic Injury and Pain, in Hamburg, New York, can help you get relief. With more than 27 years of experience, Dr. Bell treats your injury at the source and relieves symptoms without prescription medications. Falls, slips, and overexertion work injuries are common. Get the relief you need in the Buffalo area by calling the office or booking an appointment online.
Work Injuries Q & A
What are the most common causes of work injuries?
In the United States, some of the most common causes of work injuries are:
- Overexertion or overuse
- Slipping or tripping
- Repetitive motion tasks
- Accidents involving work equipment or heavy objects
- Improper lifting
Employees and professionals in a variety of settings, from offices to construction sites, are at risk for a workplace injury. And if you work in the manufacturing, health care, construction, or transportation industries, you may be at higher risk for a work-related injury.
What are the most common conditions resulting from work injuries?
Back and neck pain and other types of musculoskeletal pain are common conditions that result from a workplace injury. In fact, lower back pain is among the most common reasons for missing work. Other work-related conditions include:
- Muscle strains and sprains
- Slipped discs in your spine
- Ligament tears
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
Dr. Bell is an expert at diagnosing and treating your work-related pain. He uses the latest techniques and technologies, including a complete digital X-ray suite to assist with diagnosis after an injury. He regularly cares for individuals who are injured at work and is qualified to provide expert testimony in the New York State Workers Compensation Court and the New York State Supreme Court, should the need arise.
What are the benefits of chiropractic care to treat work injuries?
Along with the latest treatments, technology, and more than 27 years of experience, Dr. Bell offers many benefits of chiropractic care when treating work injuries. It’s a natural approach to helping your body heal and may even help prevent future injuries. Some other benefits include chiropractic care:
- Relieves lower back pain
- Relieves neck pain
- Relieves sciatica
- May help you return to work faster
- May reduce dependency on pain medications
- Provides long-term relief from symptoms
- Can strengthen the injured area through rehabilitation
Chiropractic care treats a wide range of injuries, including sprains, strains, and herniated discs. Dr. Bell treats all types of joint pain and repetitive motion injuries, as well.
If you were injured at work, don’t wait to seek treatment. The sooner you contact Bell Chiropractic Injury and Pain, the sooner you’ll be on your road to recovery and back at work. Call the office or schedule the next available appointment online.