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Work Injury Treatment

Heal From And Prevent Work Injury With Help From Our Newark Chiropractor Team At Diamond State Chiropractic in Newark, DE

Dr. Kristina Hollstein and Dr. Gregory Serge are a powerful Newark chiropractor team and have dedicated their careers to helping people discover natural healing techniques for a variety of conditions. At Diamond State Chiropractic, many of our patients come to following an injury sustained on the job.

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Common Examples of Work Injury And Their Causes

A work injury can occur whether you sit all day or are frequently on your feet (e.g., lifting heavy objects and operating machinery). In addition to being too sedentary or performing physical labor, other work injury factors include:

  • Poor ergonomics (the way your work environment is set up, especially your desk)
  • Poor posture
  • Weakness and flexibility limitations
  • Obesity/overweight
  • Smoking
  • Poor nutrition
  • High stress/poor coping mechanisms

A work injury can also happen in the absence of known risk factors—for instance, if you sustain a sudden slip or fall, or if you're involved in an auto accident. Common injuries we see include:

  • Whiplash
  • Tech neck
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Back pain
  • Sciatica
  • Plantar fasciitis

All of these conditions are associated with a variety of symptoms, including pain, swelling, tenderness, weakness, joint instability, and more.

How Chiropractic Care Can Alleviate Work Injury

First things first: our chiropractors want to assess your body mechanics, posture, flexibility, core strength, sleep habits, and other issues to figure out if there are hidden factors causing your work injury. We'll address these through things like lifestyle counseling, corrective exercises, and orthotics.

We can also alleviate your work injury through other non-invasive and drug-free services that will reduce pain and swelling, soothe inflammation, and speed healing. Such services may include chiropractic adjustments, massage, and nutritional counseling. 

Tips to Avoid a Work Injury

  • Ask a Newark chiropractor about your "ideal" posture and how to achieve it more often within your daily life.
  • Don't sit all day! Try to stand up and take a walk at least one to two times per hour. 
  • Consider investing in an adaptable standing desk option.
  • Bend your knees and keep your back straight when lifting objects. Ask for help or use tools if you need to.
  • Keep frequently used objects within close reach. 
  • Put your computer monitor at eye level and keep it one arm's distance away from you. 
  • Avoid holding a desk phone in the crook of your neck; consider getting a hands-free headset instead, or use your smartphone with headphones or a speaker set. 

Are You Stuck With a Work Injury? Visit Diamond State Chiropractic in Newark, DE for Help Today

Contact our Newark chiropractor staff to find out what makes us different and how we can help you recover from a work injury ASAP.

Business Hours

Monday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

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Testimonials

Reviews By Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Dr. Kris and all the staff are just phenomenal. I have been relieved of pain that I had suffered with for over 15 years! They are always flexible in working with my schedule. They are a warm and friendly group, and skilled and knowledgeable about every service, therapy and aids that they provide."
    Donna E.
  • "Dr Kris Hollstein is an amazing Chiropractor! My entire family sees her! She takes her time with all her patients! She’s involved in the Medical Community and helps promote the practice of Chiropratic care to make her patients live better! I would highly recommend Dr Kris!"
    Barbara Grabher
  • "I have been in chronic pain for at least 10 years. Grateful to have found Dr. Kris she is kind, compassionate and a wealth of information. I am so appreciative for the care provided at Diamond State for the first time I no longer think about my neck or shoulders. Very professional and kind office all the way from front to back!!! I am in the medical field and chiropractic care is definitely under utilized in medicine. My healthcare provider does include chiropractor care so I have won all the way around. I feel fabulous."
    Katherine Esdale
  • "I have been to many chiropractors in my life. Dr Greg is one of the best. I always feel so much better and looser after my visit. The rest of the staff is super friendly and knowledgeable. I enjoy their positive energy. I wish I'd have come here sooner."
    Ann
  • "Thanks to Dr G Serge I have found significant relief in back. I did not expect such quick improvement in pain. I know it will take a while but I I am confident of improved function"
    Anna R., Newark, DE
  • "Came here as a recommendation from my specialist. Had been dealing with a mystery back pain for over a year at this point. This place has given me some much needed pain relief. I am so grateful for what they've done!!"
    Lisa L.
  • "First class practice, kind, professional and prompt service, they have the whole package! Dr. Greg Serge has been an amazing caregiver, he listens and customizes each treatment based on my feedback. The professional staff at this center is
    unmatched in ANY office I have ever visited. The young professional staff are friendly, personable and AMAZING, they treat me like a family member and they know my name!! How fantastic. So happy my friend recommended this chiropractic group. I highly recommend Dr. Greg Serge to all of my friends and family."
    Christie B.
  • "Incredible practice, kind, professional and prompt service, they have the whole package! The young professional staff are friendly, personable and AMAZING, they treat me like a family member. My mom has been going to see Dr. Kris for as long as I can remember. I've been to both Dr. Hollstein (Dr.Kris) and Dr. Serge I highly recommend either of them!"
    Michele S.
  • "I have benefited tremendously from the chiropractic care I received from Dr. Hollstein."
    John D Newark, DE
  • "Doctors & Staff are great, very professional. I have benefited by coming here, Dr. Hollstein steered me away from surgery & that’s great! Thanks!"
    Paul P.

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