The duties of a person’s job can adversely affect his or her body. You don’t have to be a ditch digger to suffer neck and shoulder injuries, nor do you have to participate in lifting heavy objects to suffer a lower back condition. A wide variety of conditions or injuries from head to toe can be suffered in any work environment. At Apple Chiropractic Orthopedics & Rehab in Chattanooga and Sales Creek TN, our chiropractor can provide effective care and treatment for your work accident condition or injury without the risks of medications or the dangers of surgery. Here are some of the types of work injuries that we treat.
Slip and Falls
In a slip-and-fall, the victim usually falls backward, while in a trip-and-fall, he or she usually falls forward. With either type of accident, significant musculoskeletal injuries like displaced vertebrae, discs or torn muscles, or injured joints can be suffered. We treat those injuries at both of our clinics.
Back Injuries and Conditions
A lower back work injury or condition can be caused by lifting, pushing, pulling, bending, crouching, or even sitting in the wrong type of chair for too long. Tendons, muscles, ligaments can all suffer microscopic tears that cause pain, discomfort, and a reduced range of motion. Vertebrae in the lower spine can even become displaced, causing spinal disc issues and nerve root pressure that can cause pain and weakness in the legs and feet. Our chiropractor effectively relieves lower back pain, restores strength, and increases a lower back pain sufferer’s range of motion.
Neck Injuries and Conditions
Even if a person doesn’t work in a construction or industrial setting, office work ergonomics can cause neck strain, spinal degeneration, and a nerve injury known as carpal tunnel syndrome. In either case, a neck condition can cause pain and weakness in the shoulders, arms, and hands. Care and treatment from our chiropractor can relieve such pain and restore arm and hand strength while restoring range of motion.
Schedule an Appointment with Our Chiropractor for Accident Injury Treatment in Chattanooga and Sales Creek, TN
When you first visit our office, our chiropractor will assess your musculoskeletal system to determine the type, location, and extent of your work injuries before creating a chiropractic care plan to address them. That plan is likely to include gentle and painless chiropractic adjustments and adjunctive therapies like massage, electronic muscle stimulation, and ultrasound. Call Apple Chiropractic today at (423) 855-7376 for more information or to schedule an appointment with our chiropractor.