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Back Injuries on the Job

Written By Selinger Chiropractic on July 31, 2017

Back Injuries on the Job

According to the University of Minnesota, injuries to the back are one of the most prevalent and costly work-related musculoskeletal disorders in the United States. Low-back pain adversely affects 1,000,000 workers in the United States every year and is responsible for more lost work days than any other musculoskeletal disorder, they report.

On average, the university's experts said, people with back injuries miss an average of six working days. However, nearly 20 percent of persons with back injuries missed more than 31 days of work. One quarter of all compensation indemnity claims involve back injuries that are the cause of considerable pain and suffering and produce a negative impact on the injured person's quality of life.

If you were injured on the job and you're now experiencing any level of mild to severe neck or back pain, relief from the pain may be found at Selinger Chiropractic. Dr. Selinger is a caring chiropractor in Lake Worth, FL, who has treated many patients suffering from unmanageable pain, and he's ready to help you next.

Seeking chiropractic treatment after a work-related accident is easy and affordable at Selinger Chiropractic, where you can find deep tissue massage in Lake Worth, spinal decompression solutions, herniated disc treatment and even acupuncture in Lake Worth.  For treatment of your work-related injury, contact us today.