Occupational Injury

April 28, 2015 has been identified as World Day for Safety and Health at Work.  The purpose of this day is to help raise awareness of how to create a safer work environment making for a more productive work force with a higher morale.

Understanding Occupational Injury

An occupational injury is bodily damage resulting from working. Some of the most common areas that are affected by this type of injury ate:

  • Spine
  • Hands
  • Head
  • Lungs
  • Eyes
  • Skeleton
  • Skin

Why Do These Injuries Occur?

Common causes of industrial injury are:

  • Poor ergonomics
  • Repetitive movements
  • Handling of heavy weight
  • Misuse
  • Equipment failure
  • Exposure to general hazards
  • Inadequate safety training and clothing,
  • Jewelry or long hair that becoming tangled in machinery

General hazards at work include situations involving:

  • Electricity
  • Explosives
  • Fire
  • Flammable gases, high pressure gasses
  • Heat
  • Height
  • Toxic materials

Getting Treatment!

When you get hurt due to working on the job it is important to get help and treatment sooner rather than later.  East West Healing Solutions is equipped and ready to help through various modalities to assist you getting the pain relief you need.

Depending on the type of injury sustained, East West Healing Solutions can treat the injury through various massage techniques including dry aqua massage, acupuncture treatments, cupping, moxibustion, cold laser therapy and more.


PerkinsM 020_fullDr. Marie Perkins, OTR/L, LMT, DOM, Dipl. Ac. – Qualified to Help!

Dr. Marie Perkins works with each of her patients creating and developing a personal healing and health plan, giving them the best course of treatment for the best outcome.

Dr. Marie Perkins is one of the most recognized practitioners in Palm Harbor, Florida as a “non-pharmaceutical” pain specialist.

She is licensed by the National:

  • Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy
  • Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork
  • Commission for the Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)

Stop hurting and start living!  Contact East West Healing Solutions today for a FREE consultation.  Discover how we can help you start living pain free again.

Contact Us:

34876 US Highway 19 N
Palm Harbor, FL 34684

Phone: 727-216-3972
Fax: 727-216-3982

Email: drmarie@eastwesthealingsolutions.com
Web: EastWestHealingSolutions.com