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Work Injuries Physiotherapy in Edmonton
Workplace injuries are very common. An average worker has to be on the job for at least 8 hours a day, five days a week. When you spend so much of your time working, especially in uncomfortable positions, you’re bound to get injured. Additionally, workplace injuries add emotional, physical, and financial distress to a person.
If you have sustained an injury on the job, you can reach out to our expert physiotherapists at Boost Physiotherapy Edmonton. We can assist you and provide you with the care you need in your recovery journey. With our assistance, you will be able to work again as soon as possible.
The Role of Physiotherapy
Regardless of your injury type, physiotherapists can assist you by understanding your injury, evaluating your symptoms, and curating a treatment plan as soon as you are diagnosed. Work-related injuries need the right treatment plan to cater to your needs.
Workers’ compensation insurance plans usually cover treatments if workers sustain any injuries on the job. It’s important to consult a physiotherapist as soon as possible to begin your treatment without any delays.
Physiotherapists work closely with you to provide you with a pain-free rehabilitation program to assist you and take care of your specific needs. The treatment is focused on acute and chronic pain both. It strengthens your body and mind so you can get back to work as soon as possible.
Most programs involve exercises that help restore your mobility and range of motion. In the final phase of your recovery journey, you will be prepared to return to work, depending on what your job requires from you. If your job is physical and demanding, your full recovery is ensured to minimize any re-injury issues.
Common Workplace Injuries
- Following are some common workplace injuries:
- Shoulder strains
- Fall injuries or work site related injury
- Shoulder impingement
- Thoracic spine or lumbar strains
- Low back pain
- Disc herniations
- Repetitive and overuse strain injuries
- You have to file a claim with your manager or employer to claim your workers’ compensation. Then reach out to us so we can recommend you the next steps for your work-related injury. We are here to help you. For an easy claim process, make sure you have the following:
- Your doctor’s referral
- Claim information, including your insurance company’s contact information and claim number
- Your employer’s details
- Medical certificate, including work injury date
- To learn more about our physiotherapy for work-related injuries in Edmonton, you can call us at 587-635-5555.