WorkStar Injury Recovery Center
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The WorkStar Injury Recovery Center is a medical clinic that specializes in the treatment of injured workers, motorists and athletes. WorkStar is conveniently located in Ewa Beach at the Hawaii Medical Center-West in the Clinical Service Center. Click for Directions

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Are You Prepared For Your Sport?

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Fifty percent of injuries sustained by younger athletes playing organized sports can be avoided if the athlete was properly conditioned to play her game. As competitive levels increase in younger age groups it is the responsibility of parents and coaches to be knowledgeable in proper conditioning programs and to know when to rest athletes to prevent unnecessary and avoidable injuries. Coaches, athletes, and parents must remember that being physically fit for one sport or position does not necessarily mean an athlete is adequately prepared for another

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Top 10 Most Common Workplace Injuries

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Nobody expects to be injured on the job. In fact, many employers dedicate a large portion of their budget to educating employees on safe practices, in addition to re-vamping facilities to meet safety codes.

Unfortunately, accidents do happen. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 1.1 million injuries happened in the workplace in 2011, with an average recuperation time of eight days.

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PMAH 2016

PMAH 2016

The Philippine Medical Association of Hawaii held it's Annual PMAH Convention and CME over the Memorial weekend. (more info)

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If you have not already done so, report your injury as soon as possible to your supervisor or your company's workers' compensation coordinator. If more than 24 hours have elapsed from the time of injury, we advise that you report your injury in writing as well as verbally with a copy retained for your records. List any witnesses to the incident in addition to exactly where, when, and how it happened.

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Work injury and your spine

The normal anatomy of the spine is usually described by dividing up the spine into 3 major sections: the cervical, the thoracic, and the lumbar spine. (Below the lumbar spine is a bone called the sacrum, which is part of the pelvis). Each section is made up of individual bones called vertebrae. There are 7 cervical vertebrae, 12 thoracic vertebrae, and 5 lumbar vertebrae.

Learn more about your spine, Click Here.

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Acupuncture is an ancient medical treatment based on regulating the body's Qi (pronounced "chee"), or "life energy," which flows in the body along pathways called meridians. Hundreds of acupuncture points can be opened like gates to balance and harmonize the flow of Qi, relieving pain and many other symptoms of disease.

Injuries are unexpected

How you are cared for shouldn't be!

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The WorkStar Injury Recovery Center provides specialized care for those injured at work, play or on the highway. State of the art conservative care methods and techniques are utilized to restore patients to pre-injury status.

Falls are the leading cause of non-fatal injury-related hospitalizations and emergency room visits in Hawaii. Last year, the annual number of injuries from falls in Hawaii resulted in 78 deaths, 3,616 hospitalizations and 15,866 ER visits. The costs associated with injuries results in more productive years of life lost than any other cause.

What Is A Workplace Injury?

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