Hurt at Work? We Can Get You Back on Your Feet

Hurt at Work? We Can Get You Back on Your Feet

If you’re hurt on the job, you need prompt care to ensure your injury heals. You also need a reliable provider that has experience in navigating workers’ compensation.

At DMC Healthcare, Bryan Weddle, DC, specializes in the highest quality chiropractic care for personal injuries and on-the-job injuries that limit what you can do physically. Our office accepts workers’ compensation cases involving musculoskeletal injuries that prevent you from meeting your work obligations.

An overview of workers’ compensation

Workers’ compensation is a state-mandated insurance program that provides financial compensation for employees who get hurt or sick at work. The compensation covers your medical expenses, including hospital stays, so you can get the treatment you need to heal properly from work-related acute injuries and long-term illnesses.

Our chiropractic office has extensive experience working with people who are hurt at work, and we offer a variety of nonsurgical treatments to help you return to your job safely and fully healed.

If you’re injured at work, it’s important that you report the incident to your supervisor as soon as possible. You should also visit the nearest hospital for X-rays and other diagnostic tests to confirm your injury. Delaying a diagnosis can make your condition and your pain worse.

You can schedule a chiropractic consultation with our office soon after and bring your medical documentation with you on your first visit. Dr. Weddle will tailor a chiropractic treatment plan to your needs, which focuses on pain-relief and optimizing your overall health and function.

Common workers’ compensation injuries

Workers often get injured in slips and falls, heavy equipment incidents, and vehicle accidents. Many workers also develop chronic pain from overexertion and overuse injuries that affect the spine and joints.

According to the United States Department of Labor, the most common workplace injuries across multiple industries include:

Any of these issues can cause persistent neck pain, back pain, and shoulder pain that keeps you out of work and unable to stay physically active. Some injuries can also increase your risk factors for chronic pain conditions like osteoarthritis and a herniated disc.

Chiropractic care for workers’ compensation injuries

As an experienced chiropractor, Dr. Weddle provides nonsurgical treatments like:

We also provide comprehensive physical rehabilitation services on-site to help you recover full body function and keep you pain-free in the long term. Rehabilitation also gives you the resources to prevent future injuries, and education to help you adapt to lifestyle changes that you need to make because of your injury.

If you need to have surgery to treat workplace injuries like fractures or ruptured tendons, you can benefit from our rehabilitation services afterward. Dr. Weddle can also customize a care plan that helps you heal faster and more efficiently through rehabilitation and regular chiropractic adjustments.

If you’re hurt at work and need to file a workers’ compensation claim, call DMC Healthcare to schedule a consultation or book an appointment online today. 

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