Workplace Accidents that can Cause a Back Injury

Ergonomic-Desk-Chair-for-OfficeDepending on your profession, you may find yourself on the go throughout the day. For example, if you work in the construction industry you’re always on your feet. Furthermore, you may be faced with physical exertion from time to time.

If you’re involved in a workplace accident, it’s important to receive an immediate medical diagnosis. This will give you the information you need to obtain the treatment necessary to reach your former level of health.

There are a variety of workplace accidents that can cause a back or neck injury, including but not limited to:

·      Slip and fall

·      Fall from height (such as off a ladder)

·      Motor vehicle accident (such as when driving a delivery truck)

·      Heavy equipment accident

·      Lifting a heavy item

All of these accidents can cause serious injury, including those to your back and/or neck. For example, if you fall from height, you could land on your back, thus resulting in a variety of injuries.

Although it can be a challenge to fully recover from a back or neck injury, with the help of the right medical team you can move toward this goal.

If you need to consult with a surgeon, don’t hesitate to contact us. We can schedule an immediate appointment, allowing you to better understand your options and how to best proceed.