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Posts for tag: Work Injury

By Wachs Chiropractic Health Center
November 19, 2020
Category: Injuries
Tags: Work Injury  

Here are the top ways a chiropractor can treat your workplace injuries.

Workplace injuries come in all forms and severities, whether you’re dealing with neck or back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome or a broken bone. Millions of Americans are living with work-related injuries but aren’t getting the proper treatment they need because they are turning to medications to mask their symptoms rather than treating the underlying problem. This is when seeking care from our Chula Vista, CA, chiropractor Dr. Steven Wachs could provide you with life-changing relief from your work injuries.

Treat a Multitude of Injuries

Our chiropractor works with patients here in Chula Vista, CA, to treat their work injuries and can provide you with the care you need. Our team can alter and individualize the treatments offered here at Wachs Chiropractic Health Centers to address your condition and its symptoms. Some of the most common work injuries that we treat include,

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Back and neck pain
  • Herniated discs
  • Compressed nerves
  • Shoulder and arm pain
  • Headaches and migraines

If you are injured while on the job, chances are good that our chiropractor and his team can help you.

Side Effect-Free Treatment

Whether you’re looking to wean yourself off pain medication or you simply want to find a more effective and long-term solution for treating your work-related injuries, there are many reasons people turn to a chiropractor for care. Instead of temporarily masking pain by taking painkillers, chiropractic care provides non-invasive, drug-free and non-surgical treatment options to realign the body to improve how it works as a whole. Many people dealing with injuries due to heavy lifting, a bad fall or poor posture can get effective and natural relief through regular chiropractic sessions. Some of the treatments we offer include,

  • Various massage techniques
  • Spinal manipulation/chiropractic adjustments
  • Lifestyle changes and ergonomic recommendations
  • Cold laser therapy and low-level laser treatment

By turning to a chiropractor for treatment as soon as issues arise you may be able to save yourself time and grief. For those with more serious or chronic symptoms, they may want to consider undergoing regular chiropractic care before determining whether they should consider more intensive procedures including surgery. Chiropractic care may just get you back to feeling your best and back to work quickly.

If you are dealing with work injuries here in Chula Vista, CA, and want to find out how chiropractic treatment can help you then call Wachs Chiropractic Health Center at (619) 427-4747 to schedule an evaluation with our very own Dr. Wachs.

By Wachs Chiropractic Health Center
December 18, 2018
Category: Pain
Tags: Work Injury  

Find out the many ways in which chiropractic treatment could improve your current physical condition.

Work InjuryEvery 7 seconds, a worker is injured on the job. Many people might find this statistic shocking, especially since many work-related injuries could actually be prevented altogether. Furthermore, more and more working professionals are complaining about back and neck pain and musculoskeletal problems as a result of sitting hunched over their desk for hours on end. This is where our Chula Vista, CA, chiropractor Dr. Steven Wachs comes in!


More About Work Injuries

As you might imagine, sitting at a desk all day long and leading a sedentary lifestyle can greatly increase your chances of developing musculoskeletal problems. Fortunately, chiropractic care provides an effective way to improve many conditions, helping patients alleviate their symptoms while also getting them back to work faster.

The ways in which chiropractic care at our Chula Vista office can benefit you include,

  • Reducing chronic pain
  • Reducing or eliminating neck or back pain
  • Speeding up the healing process
  • Boosting blood flow and circulation to certain areas
  • Reducing tension and improving mobility
  • Preventing the recurrence of symptoms


Furthermore, our chiropractor, Dr. Wachs, can even sit down with you to discuss different lifestyle modifications and habits to that will improve your working conditions and prevent future work-related injuries. For example, we can recommend specific ergonomic chairs, to prevent you from hunching over your desk or straining your neck. Proper posture will not only protect the health of your spine but also keep the rest of your musculoskeletal system working properly.

Regular chiropractic adjustments have been known to not only treat a variety of ailments and injuries but also prevent issues altogether. Regular spinal adjustments, lifestyle and occupational changes, and specific therapeutic exercises have all been known to improve your posture and relieve a variety of symptoms common to many working professionals.

The most common work-related injuries we can treat with chiropractic care include,

  • Falls or accidents
  • Car accident-related injuries
  • Repetitive strain injuries (tendonitis; carpal tunnel syndrome)
  • Muscle strains


Intersted? Give us a Call!

If you are interested in finding out how our chiropractic team can straighten you out and improve your health, call Wachs Chiropractic Health Center in Chula Vista, CA, to schedule your no-risk consultation! Our number is (619) 427-4747.

By Wachs Chiropractic Health Center
September 20, 2017
Category: Chiropractor
Tags: Work Injury  

Many of us work in the office, slouching in front of a computer screen, typing the hours away. The other majority of us do the heavy lifting,work injury construction or some other form of fieldwork. Whatever the nature of your work may be, work injury is serious and seeking treatment from your Chula Vista, CA, chiropractor, Dr. Steven Wachs, is a must.

Common Injuries

It's estimated that we work an average of 90,000 hours in a lifetime, which leaves plenty of room for issues such as these to arise:

  • Back injuries: If you find yourself hunched over a computer for extended periods of time, you may experience stiffness, soreness and back pain, which may become a chronic pain problem. Don't take back injuries lightly, however, they are one of the most common work-associated injuries.
  • Herniated discs and compressed nerves: This issue can cause back pain, neck pain, and numbness.
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: This is another injury computer-users may suffer from. It's condition that is caused by the median nerve, a nerve that extends from the forearm to the palm of your hand, being compressed and can lead to swelling, pain, numbness, tingling, and difficulty holding objects.

Your Chula Vista Treatments

There are a few lifestyle tips that can dramatically improve the condition of your already existing work injury, improve the chances of eliminating the injury you may already have or prevent any injury from occurring at all.

  • Certain massage techniques when combined with well-designed lifestyle adjustments, such as proper back support on office chairs and ergonomic keyboards to eliminate strain.
  • Spinal manipulation can also help improve your chronic conditions, as well as your capability to move and your range-of-motion.
  • Spinal adjustments, physical therapy, and massage therapy can help alleviate your pain.

Dr. Wachs creates a custom treatment plan that will cater to your health needs. The repercussions of not getting treatment for your conditions immediately or not adopting a healthier lifestyle could be dangerous. To find out more or to schedule an appointment, call Dr. Wachs' Chula Vista, CA, office at (619) 427-4747.