Avoiding and Recovering from Work-related Injuries

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Common questions about occupational medicine

Time away from work can be a wonderful thing, as long as it’s planned. Missed days of work because of injury are not in the same category as vacation or paid time off. Unfortunately, work-related injuries are the reason behind more than 1.1 million missed work days, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

That’s why occupational medicine providers are around — to help prevent work-related injuries and rehabilitate those who do suffer injuries. Let’s look at what occupational medicine really is and some common questions occupational medicine providers face.

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