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Top 5 Health Tips For FIFO Workers

What is FIFO work?

FIFO also known as fly in fly out is an occupation that enables people to travel out to the jobsite whether it is in mines or deep sea waters with rotating rosters. This means that there is usually no set schedule for the year unlike most jobs you might not get certain holidays or may be working in interstate for weeks on end before getting a short break. Majority of these jobs are highly strenuous and involve operation of heavy machinery and tools for long hours to get the job done.

Common Health Concerns Of FIFO Work Include

  • Inconsistent Sleep
  • Heavy lifting and
  • Overuse of certain body movement
  • Fatigue
  • Headaches
  • Low Back Pain
  • Long Periods of sitting
  • Being in awkward positions on the job
  • Mental Health implications from being away from home

Can Chiropractic Care Help?

Chiropractic Care is a great way of dealing with aches and pains. Due to the ongoing pressures working as a FIFO worker it is common to see the common headache and migraine like symptoms as well as neck and low back pain.

Our Chiropractors Can Also Help With

Top 5 Health Tips For FIFO Workers

  • Chiropractic adjustments to help decrease those aches and pains.
  • Using a pillow that suits you best
  • Try and find a job that works with your family’s lifestyle.
  • An exercise and stretching routine to help decrease tension and increase mobility
  • Deep breathing exercises

What Can Our Team Do To Help?

Depending on the severity of the injury or area of concern our practitioners in our BroadmeadowsWestmeadows and Fawkner Clinics will treat accordingly to your complaint. Treatments that may be provided but are not limited to include:



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