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Touchstone Rehabilitation & Health Center - Work Injury FAQs

Male in Staten Island, NY reporting a work related injuryTouch Stone Rehabilitation & Health Center has a variety of treatment options available for those who have the unfortunate experience of sustaining a work injury. Here are some frequently asked questions when it comes to work injuries.

What types of treatment options are available?

Here at Touch Stone Rehabilitation & Health Center, we offer several options when it comes to treating work injuries. Some of these options include:

  • Chiropractic care
  • Massage therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Acupuncture
  • Epidural injections

How can a chiropractor help with work injuries?

If you have been injured at work and are suffering with neck or back pain, chiropractic care is especially helpful. After assessing the injury and taking a digital x-ray, our chiropractor will use the appropriate technique to help you get on the road to recovery.

How can a massage therapist help with work injuries?

Massage therapy offers a natural complement to spinal adjustments and can further help to relieve pain in the neck, back, and shoulder pain. This type of holistic medicine can help the body recover more quickly and will improve the body's natural healing ability.

How can physical therapy help with work injuries?

Physical therapy includes using several methods such as cold laser therapy and ultrasound therapy to help get your body moving again. Physical therapy focuses on treating specific muscle groups to help you improve mobility and increase range of motion. The physical therapist will give you rehabilitative exercises to do at home to speed up your recovery.

How can acupuncture help with work injuries?

Acupuncture involves the restoration of energy flow back to the body. When a work-related injury occurs, this natural flow of energy is often disrupted. This type of energy disruption can also occur in jobs that require repetitive motions.

How can epidural injections help with work injuries?

Another option when it comes to healing from a work-related injury without having to undergo surgery are epidural injections. These types of injections given around the roots of the spinal nerve can help immensely to decrease pain and help patients progress more quickly with rehabilitation.

What kind of treatments will I need?

The type of treatment will largely depend on the type of work-related injury you have sustained and what part of body sustained the injury. Some injuries may only require one type of treatment while other types of injuries will benefit from combined treatments.

What are the state's regulations when it comes to workers compensation?

Workers compensation laws in New York cover employees who work full or part-time and even leased workers and certain types of volunteers. To find out when workers compensation benefits apply and what those benefits cover, go to NYSIF Claimant FAQs.

Contact Our Staten Island Chiropractor

Touch Stone Rehabilitation & Health Center is located in Staten Island, NY. If you have questions about how we can help with work-related injuries, contact us today at 718-356-9222. You can also download our online forms so you can fill them out in the convenience of your own home.