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At Nichols Chiropractic, our Manhattan chiropractor is able to diagnose, treat, and help manage any number of injuries. Unfortunately, many of the injuries we tend to see here in our office are workplace-related. If you've recently been injured at work and are looking for a chiropractic team you can trust with your treatment and rehabilitation, you've come to the right place.
We utilize only the most innovative technology and treatments to provide you with the highest standard of care, and our team is committed to helping you recover and be on your way to improved health and wellness following any workplace injury.
There are a number of injuries that can occur in the workplace, though the risk for some injuries can be higher for those in certain industries. Unfortunately, even those who work rather sedentary jobs can become injured at work, as slip-and-fall accidents are among the most common we see in our office. When these incidents occur, damage to the lumbar (lower) spine is relatively common at the point of impact.
This can lead to problems including severe lower back pain, sciatica, and stiffness. In some cases, a herniated or slipped disc may also result from a slip-and-fall accident. This injury occurs when one or more of the fluid-filled discs between the vertebrae become dislodged upon impact. This can be a very painful injury, causing severe and localized pain in the back or neck.
Sometimes, workplace injuries can also be chronic, meaning they occur more gradually over time rather than at once. These types of injuries are most common in those who work in jobs that require heavy lifting. Over time, excess strain on the back can lead to injuries such as herniated discs or even poor spinal alignment.
Regardless of the specific workplace injury, you may have suffered, the good news is that our chiropractic team can likely help. We'll begin with a thorough assessment in our office, which will allow us to reach an official diagnosis. From there, we can work on developing a customized treatment plan to suit your needs and lifestyle.
We offer a wide range of treatments for common workplace injuries in our office. One of the most common we provide is that of the spinal adjustment, which is ideal for correcting imbalances and poor alignment in the spine to relieve back pain, stiffness, and other symptoms. We also offer cold laser therapy for more immediate relief from pain, as well as spinal decompression for the treatment of herniated or bulging discs and other workplace injuries.
If you've suffered a workplace injury, we encourage you to schedule an appointment with our Manhattan chiropractor as soon as possible. You can reach Nichols Chiropractic today by simply giving our office a call at 785-537-2211; we look forward to helping you get on the path to pain relief.