Work injuries can happen in any career. When you get injured at work, visit our Marsch Chiropractic Center in Orangeburg, SC. We can help you get started on your recovery.
What types of injuries occur at work?
Back injuries are among the most common types to occur at work. People who work in labor-intensive jobs that involve heavy lifting are at a higher risk of injuring their back, shoulders, or neck. Repetitive use injuries are common. Office workers who work at the computer develop injuries that affect wrists, arms, and waterways. Slip-and-fall injuries are another type that you might experience at work. These injuries can lead to chronic pain if they aren’t addressed.
When should you see our chiropractor after an injury?
You will typically visit our family chiropractor as soon as possible after you get hurt. First, getting a professional exam helps you identify which parts of your body are injured, then you can receive care before they get worse. For instance, knowing that you have a work injury that affects your lower back, we can help you take steps to protect the injured area while you work on recovery.
What tests will our family chiropractor perform?
When you visit our chiropractor, they will ask you about what happened. We will ask you to share where you hurt yourself. Additionally, if anything helps the pain feel better or worse. Our chiropractor may also perform a physical exam to identify the source of your discomfort. In some cases, imaging tests such as x-rays are used to determine the full extent of your injury.
Will workers comp cover my chiropractic care?
Workers comp is designed to help you cover the costs of recovery. Chiropractic care is protected as part of your benefits. You will remember that each case is different. Keeping necessary records handy will help you furnish the cost of your care.
Where can I schedule an appointment?
Workers' compensation typically requires employees to seek care for an injury as soon as possible. Your back and spine are critical for the everyday bustle. If you’ve recently been injured at work, schedule an appointment at our Marsch Chiropractic Center in Orangeburg, SC.