Work Related Injuries

Work Related Injuries services offered in Spring, TX and serving the Cypress, Klein, Spring, Tomball, and The Woodlands communities

Work Related Injuries

If you’ve been injured at work, prompt medical attention is vital to document the injury and treat it effectively. At Memorial Springs ER in Spring, Texas, the skilled team diagnoses and treats common work-related injuries suffered by patients of all ages. Schedule an appointment by phone or online today. Walk-ins are welcome.

Work Related Injuries Q&A

What are work-related injuries?

Work-related injuries are those sustained while at work. You might become injured lifting something heavy, falling down, working with heavy machinery, or performing a physically demanding job. Treating your injury effectively is vital to prevent long-term complications and document the injury to determine if you’re eligible to receive workers’ compensation. 

What are examples of work-related injuries?

Work-related injuries may include:

  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • Fractures
  • Concussions
  • Tendinitis
  • Muscle, ligament, or tendon injuries
  • Back or neck injuries
  • Muscle strains
  • Crushing injuries
  • Abdominal pain
  • Chest pain
  • Joint dislocation
  • Joint pain
  • Wounds

Seek treatment right away after developing an injury at work. The sooner you seek treatment and document the injury, the better the outcome.

What happens during work-related injury appointments?

During visits to Memorial Springs ER for work-related injuries, friendly providers weigh you, check your vital signs, and review your medical history and symptoms. They discuss what happened during the injury and document details of the event. Your specialist also completes a physical exam to look for visible signs of injuries or illnesses.

How are work-related injuries diagnosed?

Memorial Springs ER offers on-site lab testing, lung testing, X-rays, CT scans, ultrasounds, and other diagnostic tests that help diagnose specific injuries. Your provider may suggest more than one type of test before finalizing your diagnosis and creating a treatment plan.

How are work-related injuries treated?

Receiving proper treatment helps work-related injuries heal as quickly and effectively as possible. If you need medications, Memorial Springs ER has a convenient on-site pharmacy.

Treatments for work-related injuries may include:

  • Over-the-counter medications
  • Prescription medications
  • Wound care
  • Fracture care
  • Injections
  • Bracing
  • Casting
  • Physical therapy
  • Orthopedic boots
  • Splinting
  • Crutches
  • Slings
  • Rest
  • Ice or heat packs
  • Altering exercises

If you have a complex or severe injury, your urgent care specialist may refer you to another provider for surgery or in-patient hospital care. 

They follow up during your recovery to ensure an outstanding outcome. Call the Memorial Springs ER office any time throughout your healing journey or if you need documentation for a workers’ compensation claim.

Schedule an appointment at Memorial Springs ER by phone or online today, or simply walk in to treat work-related injuries.