It doesn’t take a physically strenuous job to have an on the job injury.
One may suffer a neck injury due to reading a computer screen for too long, or working in an environment with poor ergonomics, possibly an overuse injury due to typing, repetitively using a hammer, or lifting heavy objects.
The best way to avoid injury is to save your body by practicing safe lifting techniques and good ergonomics and posture. Your chiropractor can help you with this. Also your chiropractor can help you strengthen the core muscles and remove muscle imbalance to prevent these injuries.
If you are injured at work chiropractors are accepted as treating physicians under Oregon Worker’s Compensation insurance and can provide effective treatment to get you back to work and our of pain.
There is no need for a medical doctors referral to receive chiropractic care initially and we work closely with other providers to help you recover quickly.