What you do for a living can be the cause of your neck pain and back pain. Your job doesn’t have to be strenuous. Just sitting and working with a computer all day long can take its toll on your body. Maybe you slipped and fell at a construction site or suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome from typing all day. Our Freeport, NY, workers comp chiropractor at Walter E. Mendoza, P.C. Chiropractor can help relieve your pain, restore your mobility, and get you back to work at your maximum capacity. He’s helped countless patients with work-related injuries, and he can work with your employer’s workers comp insurer to streamline the process of getting you back to work as soon as possible. Here are some of the types of injuries that Dr. Mendoza helps patients with.
There is no job that is excluded from the risk of back injuries. Here are some of the common causes of back pain from the workplace:
- Prolonged periods of sitting with poor ergonomics.
- Repetitive motion.
- Lifting heavy objects.
- Slip-and-falls, trip-and-falls, or falling from heights.
- Blunt force trauma to the head or neck.
Back Pain Symptoms
Not only is your back going to hurt at the level of your injury, but other back pain symptoms will let you know that you’ve suffered a back injury, especially to the lower back. Those can include the following:
- Pain across the hip area and into the buttocks.
- Pain, burning, or tingling down a leg and into the foot.
- Weakness in one leg.
If you’re suffering from neck pain, you might be suffering some other symptoms, too. Those could include the following:
- Pain when you hold your head in a certain position, like when looking down or when driving.
- Headaches starting from the base of the skull.
- Loss of range of motion of the neck.
- Muscle spasms in the neck and across one shoulder.
Treat from Our Chiropractor for Your Work Injury
Treatment from our chiropractor for your work injury is cost effective for both you and your employer. The risks involved in surgery are eliminated, and there are no potentially addictive medications. Treatment is completely natural. You can expect a shorter recovery period and being able to get back to work sooner.
Call Us for an Appointment with Our Chiropractor
After suffering a work injury, contact us at Walter E. Mendoza, P.C. Chiropractor for an initial evaluation and consultation. Contact us at (516) 213-4610 to schedule an appointment with our Freeport, NY, workers comp chiropractor. Our objective is to get you back to work pain-free with full range of motion as soon as possible.