When a worker suffers harm while on the job, they are supported by the worker’s compensation insurance. Medical bills are taken care of and the worker is compensated for lost wages from missed days at work after their injuries.
After being injured, the worker’s priority is to restore their health and return to work as soon as possible. Many individuals with symptoms of pain and discomfort resulting from an injury or aggravated condition from a work injury may overuse their need for prescription killers, especially opioids, through the worker’s compensation system. The use of these drugs has increased tremendously over the past several years, regardless of their benefit.
While prescription drugs may provide a temporary relief from a variety of symptoms affecting an individual, these don’t address the problem at its source and their use for relief as a long-term solution is debatable. Fortunately, as the use of narcotic painkillers has risen, so too has the interest in more natural, alternative treatment options.
Unintentional injuries caused by unexpected accidents can happen anywhere, especially at the workplace. The health of workers is important towards the bright future of a company and thanks to the worker’s compensation system, many workers can receive the care they deserve after an injury, including experiencing the benefits of chiropractic care for their overall health and wellness. For more information, please feel free to ask Dr. Jimenez or contact us at (915) 850-0900.
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