In the state of Minnesota once you create a work comp injury claim you have 90 days of treatment covered 100% by the work comp insurance company. Chiropractic care and Massage therapy fall within these guidelines and are both eligible treatments for any injuries that happen while working.
A Gillette Injury is an injury that occurs when the cumulative effects of repetitive trauma are serious enough to disable an employee. This means that if you do a specific job or movement while working that causes you disabling pain to the point that you physically cannot complete your job or regular activities of daily living you are eligible to file a work compensation claim and receive care. For example, carpal tunnel syndrome caused by work activity may be the result of a Gillette injury.
Examples of jobs that may cause a Gillette Injury include assembly line, clerical/secretarial, construction or other occupations involving repetitive activities such as bending, stooping, lifting, standing or walking.
Northern Edge Chiropractic has helped hundreds of people get out of pain from work related injuries and back on the job quickly.
Chiropractic care is one of the safest and most effective treatments for work related injuries, with some of the most common cases dealing with whiplash, neck pain, back pain, low back pain, disc herniation’s and sciatica. Our specialized chiropractic treatments and manipulative therapies get great results that will have you feeling great immediately.
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