Injuries at work place are very common and may be debilitating. Workplace injuries often occur because of high-risk jobs, lack of or scarcity in safety devices, lack of training, higher number of manual workers and repetitive stress.
Repetitive stress injuries are the most common types of work-related injuries with several risk factors, including repetitive, forceful, or prolonged exertion of the hands and prolonged awkward postures.
Common injuries at the work place include:
- Bone dislocations
- Soft tissue injuries
- Neck Pain
- Low Back Pain
- Knee Pain
- Shoulder Pain
Depending on the type and severity of injury, treatment will be initiated.
An individual will be eligible to claim workman’s compensation if the individual suffers injuries or illnesses during employment and if caused by the nature of work.
Your doctor plays an important role in treating work related injuries and diseases, helping patients recover from occupational injuries and illnesses.