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Work Injury

Auto Accident Clinic & Work Injury Medicine located in Mesquite, Plano and Grapevine, TX

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Work Injury services offered in Mesquite, Plano and Grapevine, TX

Injuring yourself at work can leave you struggling to get back to normal and resume your role. If you’ve experienced a workplace injury, Bryan Weddle, DC, and Janet Strait, FNP-BC, at Liberty HealthCare in Grapevine, Mesquite, and Plano, Texas, can help. The team offers occupational medicine services to get you back to work in optimal condition. Call the nearest clinic today or schedule an appointment online to learn more about occupational injuries.

What is a work injury?

Work injuries are those that are sustained in the workplace. You might injure yourself while driving a company vehicle, operating machinery, or performing routine tasks. 

Work injury treatment is a program of activities that enables you to regain the ability to perform everyday tasks following a work-related injury or trauma. It’s also a vital tool in the management of chronic pain conditions.

The occupational medicine specialists at Liberty HealthCare can restore your independence and make a significant difference in your quality of life.

When might I need chiropractic care for a work injury?

Some of the patients at Liberty HealthCare who benefit from occupational medicine have conditions, such as:

  • Neck pain
  • Back pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Pinched nerves
  • Neuropathic pain
  • Spinal injuries

Physical therapy and chiropractic care is highly adaptable for an occupational injury, so it’s useful for any condition where you're experiencing a reduction in mobility and other physical challenges.

What techniques are used to treat work injuries?

Your chiropractic care plan aims to address the specific issues you’re having problems with, so techniques may vary accordingly. At Liberty HealthCare, the providers use a multidisciplinary approach to treat work-related injuries. 

The practitioners specialize in helping people get back to work and improve their employment performance. They may work alongside your occupational therapist, who helps you manage routine tasks like dressing, washing, and preparing meals. Your therapist can also assist you in adapting better to your environment, such as making sure you have ergonomic equipment and tools to help you in your work.

Occupational medicine also improves range of motion, balance, and strength. Some people might require supportive devices like splints to help them continue working. For example, if you have carpal tunnel syndrome, a wrist splint gives you support and encourages healing while enabling you to keep working.

If you’re affected by a workplace injury that’s stopping you from leading a normal life, chiropractic care can transform your life. Your provider at Liberty HealthCare may recommend interventional pain management treatments, massage therapy, physical rehabilitation, or specialist referrals to address your unique needs. 

Call Liberty HealthCare today or schedule an appointment online to learn more about occupational injuries.