Herniated discs can occur at any time, but they often happen to those who are injured on the job. Not only can such an injury be extremely painful—it can also be costly. Between missing time away from work and paying medical bills, you could end up in extreme debt because of your injury. However, obtaining workers’ compensation may help.
Herniated Disc Facts
Intervertebral discs sit in between the vertebrae and act as shock absorbers when you walk or run. A disc begins to herniate when its
Herniated Disc Causes
Wear and tear
Herniated Disc Symptoms
Lower back pain is a common symptom of a herniated disc. The pain could last for a few days, then improve—only to begin to travel down the leg and into the foot. Those affected may also experience numbness and weakness in the legs and feet.
You shouldn’t have to pay for an injury you experience while on the job. The York workers compensation attorneys of Schmidt Kramer may be able to help you get the workers’ compensation you deserve. Contact us today to schedule a consultation with one of our experienced attorneys to find out what we can do for you.
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