A work-related injury is a possibility for anyone in any type of job. Common injuries are those involving back pain. In fact, most companies will hire a risk manager or have a specific person appointed to keep a lookout for safety issues and, hopefully, reduce the risk of job-related injuries.
Let’s take a look at some job types and what a person can do to reduce the possibility that they will be injured.
These types of jobs require a person to sit for long periods of time answering phones, typing, and performing computer work. What can these people do to be safer?
Semi-truck drivers, delivery people, and transport jobs all involve a risk for back injury.
These would include any job that involves lifting objects, working outdoors, and jobs using physical movement or force.
It is important to always have a safe workplace environment. Lighting should be sufficient, safety signs should be where they can be seen easily, and walkways should remain clean and clear. While these are all great ideas, accidents do happen. What then?
We specialize in making sure our patients’ necks are in proper alignment. A misalignment can easily happen with a workplace injury. Coming to see us if this does occur is a good place to start. We will find and correct the problem and send one back to work a healthier and happier person! The Upper Cervical Spine controls the muscle tone of the back and neck. Many times low back pain is not caused in the back but the neck! Listen to what of some of our patients are saying:
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