Statistics show that seeing a chiropractor with a back injury at work first is least likely to result in an unnecessary surgery. With the current studies showing chiropractic patients have fewer disability days, fewer surgeries for back problems and a higher rate of satisfaction, why wouldn’t you choose chiropractic first?
In NJ, where the insurer decides who you go to for which conditions, as a worker, you need to demand you see a chiropractor. Most insurance adjustors in NJ will not send you unless you demand it. It’s your body, don’t let an insurance adjuster affect the rest of your life with a bad decision; demand to see a chiropractor first.