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Workers’ Comp Injuries: Do I Need to See a Chiropractor?

Often, employees and employers alike may harbor misconceptions regarding chiropractic treatment for workers’ compensation. If you have recently been injured in a workplace as an employee, you may be right in wondering what your options are regarding chiropractic treatment. If you were hurt on the job, here’s what you should know about using workers’ comp for chiropractic care. Workers’ Comp…

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Workplace Hand Injuries

Despite all the amazing things our bodies can do, it is easy to take our hands for granted. This intricate organ comprised of 27 bones is something many of us depend on constantly and presume we will always be able to use. However, if our hand becomes injured, we realize how fragile they can be and how important it is…

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Joint Pain? Should You Use Ice or Heat?

  Ice or heat? That’s the question…when it comes to joint pain. Today Dr. Gill talks about whether you should use ice or heat for back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, knee pain, basically any kind of joint pain you might be having. Speaking in general terms, ice is usually the best for acute conditions meaning the injury happened in…

What Does a Chiropractor Do?

There are people all over the world who swear by the benefits of seeing a chiropractor regularly. Maybe your own health professional has recommended you see one to cure some of your various aches, pains, and ailments. Among people with neck and back pain, around 74% have sought chiropractor for treatment. But what, exactly, does a chiropractor do? According to…

Work Conditioning in Everett, WA

What is Work Conditioning and Why Do I Need It?

Accidents happen, whether they’re at home or at work. When you get hurt on the job, the last thing on your mind is getting back to work. You want to relieve your pain and heal. However, depending on your injury, healing time and getting “back to normal” will vary. If you’ve suffered from a fall at work, for example, the…

How to Find the Best Chiropractor

You have finally decided that you’re ready to see a chiropractor–great! But how do you choose one that’s right for you? After all, your health is at stake. So there is no reason to take this type of decision lightly. It may seem like a daunting task at first, but if we outline a few simple steps that will make…

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Common Workplace Injuries

As much as an employer tries to prevent workplace injuries (or perhaps not in all cases, unfortunately), accidents still happen. A workplace injury is simply any injury that occurs while you’re on the job. Injuries can be minor (cuts and scrapes), to severe (head and back injuries, broken bones etc.). They can happen suddenly or slowly over time. Common scenarios/work…

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How to Get Treatment for Your On-the-Job Injury

There are many ways you can be injured at work, and that’s true no matter what type of job you have. Whether your work injury involves a sudden traumatic event, or it developed over time due to the conditions you work under regularly, you can benefit from the range of chiropractic and other services we offer at Everett Spine and…