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Work Accidents

Workplace injuries happen every day. From broken bones to back pain, workers in all occupations and industries are exposed to a broad range of injury risks. Each year, these risks leave millions of workers unable to do their jobs on a short-term or long-term basis. If you were injured at work, Contact 1st Choice today. 

Involved in a work-related accident?

Not surprisingly, the most common workplace injuries correlate to some of the most common workplace accidents. The most common accident types resulting in time missed from work are: Overexertion, contact with objects/equipment, and Slips, trips, and falls.

Do not let injuries go untreated, If you were in a work accident, please call us at 281-933-3399 to request an appointment.

Occupations with the most injuries

Some occupations carry a greater risk of injury than most.  According to The NSC, these industries carry the most occurrences.

  • Service industry
  • Transportation and shipping
  • Manufacturing and production
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair
  • Construction
Within these industries, the most common types of injures are back, hand, and leg injuries. In addition to the most common workplace injuries, several other types of work-related injuries are also relatively common. For example, many workers suffer concussions and broken bones in traumatic accidents, and repetitive stress injuries (i.e. carpal tunnel syndrome) are common as well.
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Common workplace injuries

Work Accident Injuries:

back and spinE injuries

The more unavoidable consequence of a work injury will be the pain accompanying any of the aforementioned injuries and the spinal misalignments that occur from intense impact, which can often lead to more prolonged pain and a slew of other health concerns. Our network of chiropractors are capable of assessing your pain level and the degree to which your spine has been affected by the impact of your accident, and then working to get your body functioning properly once again.

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)

Traumatic brain injury is one of the most common brain injuries caused by work accidents. It can cause life-long changes to a person’s vision, hearing, mobility, memory, concentration, reasoning, and more. Many victims who suffer from a TBI are unable to return to work, and taking care of their daily needs can suddenly become very challenging.

When Should You Seek Treatment?

You should seek treatment right away for any injury, even if it seems minor. This means seeing a doctor immediately after a work-related accident or at the first sign of any symptoms that might be due to your work duties or to toxic exposure on the job.

If you were injured at work, please contact 1st Choice Accident & Injury for a complimentary consultation.

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