August is Tradies Health Month. Trades people make up only 31 percent of the Australia workforce, however they make up almost 58% of claims for workers compensation based on worksafe statistics.
Tradespeople such as Builders, plumbers, electricians and painters can suffer from various injuries include back and neck pain, overuse injuries and acute injuries such as knee pain.
With appropriate assessment and treatment via physiotherapy, injuries can be managed as well as prevented. If you are a trade and suffering from an injury, take control of your health and contact us today.