Accessibility View Close toolbar

Norwood, MA


Framingham, MA

(508) 875-9693

Open mobile navigation

Workers' Compensation Injury

Treatment after a Workers’ Compensation injury

Every year, thousands of workers suffer from injuries sustained in the duties of their employment. Workers’ Compensation is a program set in place by the state government to help employees who suffer from an injury or an occupational illness contracted at work. Workers’ Comp injuries can vary from suffering from a slip and fall, overexertion, getting hit by falling objects, or even injuries caused by repetitive motions.

What if I get injured at work?

In Massachusetts, you should inform your employer right away when you have been injured. It is preferable for you to document any contact you have with your employer in regards to this injury. Emailing your employer allows for documentation of time and informative contents that are in this written notification of injury. Your specific employer may have additional steps to take that may be written in your employee handbook.

Know Your Rights

Please know, you do have the right to see whichever physician, specialist, chiropractor, or physical therapist that you choose. In many cases, insurance companies or employers may push for you to see who they want for medical treatment. In some cases this is due to agreements that have been made between the practitioner and the workers’ compensation insurance company which seeks to provide the least expensive treatment, regardless of the quality of care.

Benefits of getting Chiropractic Care for Workers Comp Injuries

If your on-the-job injury has caused back or neck pain, you may find that a chiropractor may act as a key instrument in your recovery. One huge factor that a chiropractor can help you with is in pain reduction. The chiropractor would work to get your pain levels down which would then allow for correction of the injury, followed by therapeutic exercise to increase strength and range of motion.

How to choose a chiropractor for a Workers’ Comp Injury

You want to seek the highest quality of treatment that you can find. It is important to find a chiropractor that is experienced in rehabilitating patients while allowing them to get back to their pre-injury status quickly and safely. If your injury turns out to be a severe problem that is not going away anytime soon, you will want a chiropractor with an understanding and experience handling serious injuries, one with clear and specific documentation stating the projected outcome of your treatment. It is best to stay away from third party workers comp referral companies that charge clinics to be listed by their company. When searching for a chiropractor, try to find one with good relations with other healthcare professionals, one that knows when to refer you to someone else when your injury requires further investigation.

At Advantage Health & Wellness, we are experts in occupational injury treatment. With locations in Norwood and Framingham Ma, we are here to provide top quality treatment for Union or Non-Union workers’ compensation victims. Please feel free to contact us at one of our locations.

Labor & Workforce Workers Comp Faq

For more information regarding questions and answers for Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation filing and benefits please to

Federico Rondinelli, DC 25+ Years Experience

Accepting New Patients

Office Hours

Our Regular Schedule


9:00 am-7:00 pm


9:00 am-7:00 pm


9:00 am-7:00 pm


9:00 am-7:00 pm


9:00 am-3:00 pm






Find us on the map

A Proud Vendor of the

Department of Veterans Affairs

We also speak Spanish, Portuguese, Portuguese-Creole, Italian, & Russian

Featured Articles

Read about interesting topics

  • Holiday Stress - Take a Deep Breath

    Most of us pay little attention, if any, to the daily functioning of our many physiological systems. Our hearts beat, our digestive systems digest, and our various hormones, such as those deriving from the thyroid gland, adrenal gland, and pancreas, do what they do. It's all good... until it's not. ...

    Read More
  • Proper Overindulgence Over the Holidays

    Proper Overindulgence Over The Holidays The term "overindulgence" is probably best assessed as a red flag, especially with respect to consistent overconsumption of high-calorie comfort food and desserts during the holiday season. An overall healthier perspective could be described as "indulgence" regarding ...

    Read More
  • The 5 Senses

    The 5 Senses The five senses, that is, the sense of sight, touch, hearing, taste, and smell, provide us with necessary information regarding the world around us.1 These precious capabilities enable us to navigate our environment with seemingly instantaneous feedback with reference to our actions and ...

    Read More
  • The Benefits of Sleep for Adults

    Obtaining sufficient restful sleep is an essential requirement for optimal human productivity. Such a practice is a key component of a healthy lifestyle, which includes a nutritious diet, regular vigorous exercise, and a positive mental attitude. How much sleep one needs varies from person to person. ...

    Read More
  • Back to School and Mental Wellness

    Summer is a subjectively fleeting season and school days are upon us once again. For children, this bittersweet time marks the completion of a period of relative freedom and the beginning of a new set of responsibilities. For adults, the onset of late summer and early fall signals yet another turn of ...

    Read More
  • Repetitive Motion Injuries

    A repetitive motion injury (or overuse injury) involves doing an action over and over again, as with a baseball pitcher throwing a baseball, a tennis player hitting a tennis ball, typing at a computer keyboard, and most notoriously, typing with your thumbs on the tiny keypad of your phone. It may be ...

    Read More
  • Left-Handers Day

    Left-Handers Day Left-Handers Day, celebrated on August 15th, was launched in 1992 by the Left-Handers Club, an organization based in the United Kingdom. Since then, Left-Handers Day has become a worldwide event and social media phenomenon. Around the world, approximately one in ten persons is left-handed. ...

    Read More
  • Peak Experiences

    Peak Experiences The American philosopher and naturalist Henry David Thoreau roamed far and wide over the hills and mountains of his native Massachusetts and neighboring New Hampshire. In his masterwork, "Walden," Thoreau famously stated that we must "reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical ...

    Read More
  • Dynamic Warm-ups

    In a common occurrence, you bend over to pick up the pencil you inadvertently dropped on the floor. Or you bend over to pick up the soap bar that has slipped through your fingers in the shower. Or you bend over to lift a bag of groceries out of your automobile trunk. These are all daily events. But on ...

    Read More
  • Summer Sports

    Summer Sports In the summertime, everyone's thoughts turn to the outdoors. We want to get out in the sun and have some fun. Some people do exercise outdoors, such as running, walking, and biking, all year long regardless of the weather.1 For others, summer's warmer temperatures make activity outside ...

    Read More


Sign up for more articles