Work. We all must do it. Everyone’s
job necessitates posture(s) that may cause
pain at one point or another. OrthoIllinois Chiropractic sees the pain! Many McHenry back pain and neck pain patients who seek chiropractic bring stories of work-related pain. We are
here to help!
TREATING AND PREVENTING WORKPLACE MUSCULOSKELETAL PAIN
OrthoIllinois Chiropractic is poised in its skill
to alleviate and manage work-related musculoskeletal
pain for our McHenry chiropractic patients. Not too startling,
81.7% of office workers in one study experienced musculoskeletal pain
in at least one area. Back pain was the most frequently experienced
pain for 54.8%. Neck and shoulder pain were after that. Curiously,
musculoskeletal system pain was seen as high in office
workers whose physical activity levels were found to be low. 58.5%
of these workers were “active” physically, 37.3% were less
active, 4.1% were very active. (1) Research shows that in-the-workplace
exercise routines were effective in addressing
musculoskeletal disorders and in reducing pain for office workers.
(2) OrthoIllinois Chiropractic welcomes the optimism this brings
for our McHenry back and neck pain patients!
WHAT EXERCISE INTERVENTIONS WORK?
OrthoIllinois Chiropractic manages work-related pain according
to the guidelines of The Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain
Management which integrates gentle spinal manipulation along
with exercise, nutrition and other advice. We appreciate researchers’
description of work-related musculoskeletal pain disorders as those painful issues
induced by inadequate usage
of the musculoskeletal system during work.
Exercise, education, ergonomic direction, massage are pretty typical
methods of dealing with and trying
to prevent pain. Most recommendations like this were for workers
to do outside of the workplace. Recently, researchers suggested
the benefit of specific, individualized, resistance strengthening exercises
in the workplace to decrease pain, fatigue, and discomfort in worker’s
upper extremities and neck. (3) That’s a good idea. OrthoIllinois Chiropractic sees the value in taking care of oneself at home as well as in the workplace!
CONTACT OrthoIllinois Chiropractic
Listen to this PODCAST
with Dr. Umar Ellahie on The
Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes
treatment of cervical radiculopathy with arm and neck pain with The Cox®
Technic System of Spinal Pain Management. After months of pain and experiementing
with all types of treatments, she experienced
Schedule your McHenry chiropractic appointment
with OrthoIllinois Chiropractic today. We all work. There is no way
around that! If work and its postures are painful, let’s have
a talk. Together, we can figure out a way to relieve
and prevent workplace musculoskeletal pain.
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