Causes and Symptoms of Workman’s Comp Injuries

Causes and Symptoms of Workman’s Comp Injuries

If you are injured at work, you might be eligible to receive workman’s compensation benefits which help cover the cost of medical treatment for your injury. Our highly skilled team specializes in treating work-related injuries affecting the hands, wrists, and arms. Whatever the cause of your injury, we can help you heal and recover. Dr. Pedro Loredo, the experienced doctor at the Loredo Hand Care Institute in Grapevine & Dallas, TX, can develop a workman’s comp injury treatment plan for you. 

Causes and Symptoms of Workman’s Comp Injuries

There are many different types of workplace injuries that can affect the hands, wrists, and arms, such as fractures, sprains, nerve damage, tendonitis, or burns. Some common causes of hand, wrist, or arm injuries on the job include:

  • A fall
  • An accident
  • Lifting heavy items 
  • Malfunctioning equipment
  • Performing repetitive movements 
  • Operating power tools 
  • Extensive typing 

Various symptoms can develop depending on the cause and type of injury. Examples of symptoms often associated with different types of work-related injuries include:

  • Pain or discomfort 
  • Numbness
  • Tingling 
  • Swelling 
  • Limited mobility 
  • Muscle weakness 

Treatment for Common Workman’s Comp Injuries

Whether due to a workplace accident, malfunctioning equipment, heavy lifting, or performing repetitive movements, we provide non-surgical and minimally invasive surgical treatment for many different types of workman’s comp injuries at our office in Grapevine & Dallas, TX. The specific treatment you need will depend on several factors, including the cause, type, and severity of the injury to your hands, wrists, or arms. 

Dr. Loredo will develop a treatment plan tailored to your individual needs. The doctor makes every effort to treat injuries through non-surgical methods first, but might recommend surgery if other treatments are not effective enough. Some of the treatment options for different types of workplace injuries include:

  • Splinting 
  • Physical therapy
  • Pain medication 
  • Steroid injections
  • Minimally invasive surgery 

If you sustained an injury to the hands, wrists, or arms while working, we can help. Schedule a consultation with Dr. Loredo to discuss treatment for your workman’s comp injury by calling the Loredo Hand Care Institute in Grapevine & Dallas, TX, at (972) 939-4974.

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