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A 44-year-old member asked:

I have had constant lower back pain but can't afford time off work to see anyone. should i just file workmans comp?

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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 41 years experience
Only if job injury: A claim can be filed if there was a job related injury as the source of your back pain. You ahould check with your state's worker compensation board or an attorney who specializes in this area for further information about such a claim.
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