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Job-Related Accident Pain: A Comprehensive Guide to Conservative Pain Management**



If you have experienced pain as a result of a workplace accident, you are not alone. Dr. Edward Rubin is here to provide you with insights into how to manage a job-related accident. We are familiar with navigating the NYS Workers Compensation Portal and obtaining authorizations for interventions when feasible. We can work with an attorney, if you have one, to help advocate for treatment. Dr Rubin can do treating and expert witness testimony for trials as well

What is Job-Related Accident Pain?

Job-related accident pain refers to pain, discomfort, or injuries that individuals sustain while injured on the job. These accidents can occur in various work settings, including construction sites, offices, factories, and more. The pain resulting from these accidents can range from mild discomfort to severe and debilitating conditions, affecting a person’s ability to perform daily tasks and work-related duties.

Causes of Job-Related Accident Pain

The causes of job-related accident pain can vary widely depending on the nature of the work environment and the specific job duties involved. Some common causes include:

  1. Slip and Falls: Accidents caused by slippery surfaces, uneven flooring, or debris in the work area can lead to musculoskeletal injuries, sprains, or strains.
  2. Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSIs): Jobs that require repetitive motions, such as typing or lifting heavy objects, can lead to RSIs, resulting in pain in the hands, arms, shoulders, or back.
  3. Overexertion: Jobs that involve heavy lifting or strenuous physical activities can cause overexertion and lead to muscle strains or joint injuries.
  4. Falling Objects: Workers in construction or warehouse settings may face the risk of being struck by falling objects, causing various types of injuries and pain.
  5. Accidents with Machinery: Operating machinery or equipment without proper training and safety precautions can result in severe injuries and pain.

How Do We Treat Job-Related Accident Pain?

As a dedicated pain management specialist, Dr. Edward Rubin focuses on non-surgical treatments to address job-related accident pain effectively. His treatment approach emphasizes conservative methods to help patients recover and regain functionality. Some of the common conservative treatments offered include:

  1. Physical Therapy: Tailored physical therapy programs can help strengthen injured areas, improve flexibility, and reduce pain through exercises and manual techniques.
  2. Medications: Dr. Rubin may prescribe pain-relieving medications such as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or muscle relaxants to manage pain and inflammation.
  3. Heat and Cold Therapy: Applying heat or cold to the affected area can help reduce pain and inflammation, promoting the healing process.
  4. Electrical Stimulation: Electrical nerve stimulation techniques can be utilized to alleviate pain and enhance the body’s natural pain-relief mechanisms.
  5. Acupuncture: This ancient technique involves inserting thin needles into specific points on the body to stimulate healing and pain relief.

Minimally Invasive Procedures for Job-Related Accident Pain

In addition to conservative treatments, Dr. Rubin offers a range of minimally invasive procedures to address chronic or severe pain resulting from job-related accidents. Some of these procedures include:

  1. Epidural Steroid Injections: Administering corticosteroids into the epidural space near the spinal cord can provide significant pain relief for certain conditions.
  2. Facet Joint Injections: These injections target specific facet joints in the spine to reduce inflammation and alleviate pain.
  3. Nerve Blocks: By injecting anesthetics or medications near affected nerves, Dr. Rubin can effectively block pain signals.
  4. Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA): RFA uses radiofrequency energy to disrupt nerve function and provide long-lasting pain relief.

Schedule an Appointment with Dr. Edward Rubin

If you are experiencing job-related accident pain, don’t let it impede your quality of life any longer. Take the first step towards recovery by scheduling an appointment with Dr. Edward Rubin. His expertise in conservative pain management and minimally invasive procedures will help you find relief and regain control over your life. Contact us today!