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Is My Chronic Back Pain Covered by Workers’ Compensation?

Is My Chronic Back Pain Covered by Workers’ Compensation?

Back pain is one of the most common reasons people seek medical assistance. While it could be multiple things causing your back pain, your job might be one of them. If you find out that you are suffering from chronic back pain while on the job, consider filing a workers’ compensation claim with the suggestion of an attorney.

Workers Compensation
If you are diagnosed with chronic back pain, here is a list of medical benefits and treatments:
  • PHYSICAL THERAPY
  • REHABILITATIVE PSYCHOLOGY
  • NUTRITIONAL COUNSELING
  • NONSURGICAL SPRING TREATMENTS
  • PERMANENT DISABILITY BENEFITS FOR CHRONIC BACK PAIN

How to Know If You are at Risk of Chronic Back Pain

Chronic back pain can happen by doing too much of anything or after an intensive injury. If you are curious about your job’s risks, here are a list of professions that have claimed to have a higher risk of developing chronic back pain:

  • Construction trade professions
  • Food & beverage servers, housekeepers, maintenance, and mechanics
  • Medical professionals such as nurses, aides, and physical therapists
  • Emergency Response, law enforcement, firefighters, and EMT’s
  • Trucking and Delivery Services
  • Secretarial, computer, and data entry employees
  • Warehouse and retail operations, stockers
  • Utility workers, cable, telephone, and electric
Chronic Back Disorder

If you are further considering filling a workers’ compensation claim regarding a chronic back disorder, please consult with your local attorney for a second opinion and further steps. For filing a workers’ compensation claim, call us at Bement and Stubblefield Attorneys at Law today!

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