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Lower Back Pain & Injuries 101

Have you noticed an achy back pain, that just can’t seem to go away? There are possibilities when your lower back pain may be caused by your work and oftentimes can become wear and tear injury. A wear and tear injury can occur from lower back pain over time from repetitive stress and strain on the lower back. So, how do you know when you can qualify for worker’s compensation for wear and tear injury?

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Work Causes Of Lower Back Pain & Injuries

There are many things that you do at work that can contribute to your lower back issues. Some examples can include squatting, bending, and twisting, sitting for too long, heavy lifting, routinely using tools, improper lifting, and bouncing or vibrations from driving heavy machinery. Repeating a lot of these tasks can cause wear and tear injury. Back injuries can be painful, and even have negative long-lasting effects on your body’s health.

In fact, there are a lot of injuries that can be related to work. Some of these injuries can be degenerative disc disease, herniated discs, and lumbar sprains and strains. It’s important that you take care of yourself and be aware of any back pain, so it does not get worse.

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Can I Receive Workers Comp For My Back Injuries?

So, you are wondering if you can receive workers comp for your back pain? Well, the best way to tell is to call our Law Office of Don Cary Collins in Fairview Heights, IL. Our lawyers can assess your problem and see if you qualify for worker’s compensation. Usually, for pain, chances are low, but a wear and tear injury will give you a better chance.

We are here to help you any chance we get, your well-being is important to us! We can help you get the compensation you need.

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