Many people dismiss chiropractic as being something only for back pain, but chiropractic treatment can be used to treat a wide variety of physical issues, such as migraines and headaches, chronic pain, carpal tunnel, pain due to injury or muscle strain, and much more.

Injured at Work?

work injury

Many people are surprised to find out that the majority of work injuries in Oak Lawn do not occur because of serious accidents. The truth is that most injuries in the workplace happen from overuse injuries. Each year in the United States millions of dollars are spent to help individuals with this problem. In this article from Ruof Chiropractic you will learn about how to improve your outcome if you have been injured.

The most common of all the risk factors associated with work injury is repetitive stress. Small tasks that happen with poor posture create big problems over time. Twisting and turning while moving boxes and even continuous typing in a poor position. You would think it's the big package that falls on you, but it's the small ones handled more often each day that create the majority of injuries.


Work Injury in Oak Lawn

Chiropractors have high success rates helping people with work injuries. Lower back pain and repetitive stress injuries, including carpal tunnel syndrome, are just two of the more common work-related conditions that chiropractors regularly treat. When the spine and joints become misaligned it can commonly cause injuries. Joints that are misaligned cause swelling which can irritate surrounding nerves leading to multiple problems.

The sooner you receive proper care after a work injury, the easier it is to make a quick recovery. Chiropractic doctors are able to assess you condition and help you understand what it is going to take to recover. If you need to be referred out for additional services we are happy to help refer you.

If you have a misaligned joint it is vital that you are working with a chiropractor. Many patients never make it that far which is unfortunate. Their employer sets them up for a medical visit and they end up in physical therapy. Physical therapy is sometimes necessary, but physical therapists are not trained to correct misaligned joints. This leaves many patients struggling to recover properly.

If you are dealing with a worker’s compensation case Ruof Chiropractic in Oak Lawn is here to help. Pain is not something you have to live with. Call our team today and get started back on the track to health.

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Tuesday11am - 8pm
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Thursday11am - 8pm
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10250 Central Avenue
Oak Lawn, IL 60453

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What Our Patients Say

After being out of work for two weeks due to a back injury Dr. Ruof got me back to work within a week and I continue to improve with his therapies. My job involves heavy labor and I never imagined I would get back to it so quickly!
Rich H.

I called Dr. Ruof's office because I woke with severe pain in my neck and arm and was very worried. The staff got me in that very same day and now I'm back to getting a comfortable night's sleep. Highly recommended for immediate relief!
Adam R.

After suffering years of headaches Dr. Ruof took X-Rays of my neck. In under two weeks I no longer had daily headaches and I feel so much better. I wish I would have found him sooner! Anyone with headaches should talk to this doctor!
Stephanie R.

"I've been pouring concrete for thirty years with a lot of wear and tear on my body, Dr Ruof keeps me working hard and feeling great!"
Edward P.

"Being a delivery driver caused my back to go out a few times a year stopping me from doing my job for weeks at a time. The staff has had me healthy for months without fail. The results speak for themselves."
Joe J.

"I hurt my neck and shoulder in a car accident last week, called the clinic and got treatment the same day I called. Very convenient and great first impression!"
Tim M.

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Ruof Chiropractic
10250 Central Avenue
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
(708) 423-1440

OFFICE HOURS
Monday10am - 6pm
Tuesday11am - 8pm
Wednesday3pm - 6pm
Thursday11am - 8pm
Friday3pm - 6pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed