If you’ve been injured on the job or have been experiencing any sort of bodily pain on a consistent basis due to work related stress, a slip and fall, heavy lifting, or just continuously hunched over a computer, we can help!
There is no reason for you to go through the day in pain and have it affect your work life and lifestyle beyond the work hours. If you have had an on the job injury don’t delay. Set an appointment today.
Are Repetitive Tasks Causing You Pain?
If you repeatedly use the same part of your body over and over in your work, you may develop strain. Computer operators, typists and musicians sometimes develop pain in their wrists, fingers or hands.
The strain may also be experienced as numbness and tingling sensations in joints, or as neck pain. The medical name for this condition is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS). CTS can easily be diagnosed and treated.
Common Statistics Show:
- Industrial injuries result in injury to a worker, both physically and financially.
- Back pain is responsible for more loss of work time and increased medical expenses related to treatment than any other ailment.
- Neck and back damage account for more that 90% of work injuries.
- Chiropractic gets injured workers out of pain and back to work fast; with lower treatment costs compared to other forms of treatments.
How common are work related injuries?
Musculoskeletal disorders of any cause are among the most prevalent medical problems, affecting 7% of the population and accounting for 14% of physical visits and 19% of hospital stays. When looking specifically at cases involving days away from work, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that in 1994, approximately 32% of all illness cases were the result of overexertion or repetitive motion. This figure includes back injuries.
Conveniently located in Mission Valley, Dr. Blakely can help relieve your pain and get you back to working comfortable both at home and at work. Work Injuries are very common, and help is available!
Having served San Diego for over 25 years, Dr. Blakely performs gentle chiropractic techniques to his patients.