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April 6, 2020

What to eat before and after your physical therapy session

Physical therapy helps people of all ages who have medical conditions, illnesses, or injuries that limit their regular ability to move and function.
March 30, 2020

What happens to your body when you break a bone?

The thought of breaking a bone is enough to make most of us squirm, but the science behind the injuries is actually quite fascinating.
March 23, 2020

Understanding concussions and severe TBIS

Your brain is a complex, marvelous, and utterly unique collection of nerves, blood vessels, and tissues. It is also the central motivator of your nervous system, and it receives, processes, and sends messages to every cell and every part of your body.
March 16, 2020

Accidents in the workplace

Your employer has a duty to protect you and tell you about health and safety issues that affect you. They must also report certain accidents and incidents, pay you sick pay and give you time off because of an accident at work should you need it.
March 9, 2020

Common air bag in injuries due to automobile accidents

After a car accident occurred during a Sunday afternoon trip to the Pennsylvania countryside with his daughter, John W. Hetrick was inspired to design what would become one of the most important advances in automobile safety.
March 2, 2020

Treatment options for back pain after a car accident

Car accidents happen. It is just a fact of life. Another fact is that sustaining injuries from car accidents can be debilitating and downright scary. If you have been in a car accident recently and have sustained damage to your back, neck or shoulders, you should seek medical attention.
February 24, 2020

Common work injuries and prevention tips

Thousands of people suffer work-related injuries on the job every day. We spend a third or more of our days at work, so it makes sense that any given workplace has experienced some sort of injured employee.
February 17, 2020

Wrist pain: is it carpal tunnel?

You rely on the use of your hands for almost everything you do on a daily basis. But when you have constant pain and discomfort in your hands and wrists, these simple tasks become more difficult and uncomfortable.
February 10, 2020

How to prevent overuse injuries from sports or work

It’s January 2020, and this is the year you promised yourself you’d start exercising regularly and getting in shape. If you’re not used to the grind of exercise routines yet, make sure you don’t go overboard or try anything too crazy right off the bat, or you risk running your body ragged.
February 3, 2020

Can get carpal tunnel from working at a computer all day?

If you work at a computer all day, you have probably heard the rumors or maybe know some co-workers who have been diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome. It’s a fairly common occurrence around office workplaces, so it has been said that regular keyboard and mouse use are a cause of carpal tunnel syndrome.
January 27, 2020

What are work conditioning and work hardening programs?

If you have been injured and unable to go back to work, you may require a work conditioning or work hardening program. Oftentimes, if you are hurt on the job, your employer or their insurance company will require you to go through a work conditioning or hardening program just to receive certification and prove that you’re definitely ready to get back to work.
January 20, 2020

3 Common work injuries and how to avoid them

Thousands of people suffer work-related injuries on the job every day. We spend a third or more of our days at work, so it makes sense […]
January 13, 2020

Common silent injuries from car accidents

On average, there are over 16,000 accidents per day on US roads. Sometimes the damage is just to your vehicle, but often times it causes serious […]
January 6, 2020

The Dangers of concussion in car accident injuries, general, sports, medicine, work injuries.

Every day of our lives, the truth is that we are always at risk for an unplanned injury – no matter how careful you are or […]
December 31, 2019

What to expect: recovering from rotator cuff repair surgery in general, sports medicine.

Shoulder injuries can tear you away from your normal daily life. You rely on your shoulders for so much, especially if you work in manual labor or play sports, that an injury will keep you from even the simplest of tasks. Washing your hair, brushing your teeth, carrying groceries – all become nearly impossible to do without excruciating pain.
December 4, 2019

Accidents in the Workplace

Your employer has a duty to protect you and tell you about health and safety issues that affect you. They must also report certain accidents and incidents, pay you sick pay and give you time off because of an accident at work should you need it.
December 4, 2019

Main Causes of Car Accidents

Car accidents are unfortunately of the most common causes in the United States and most of these Auto accidents can be avoided.
December 4, 2019

Microinjuries after Car Accidents

Microtrauma is the general term given to small injuries to the body. Trauma to muscles can come in many forms and in various degrees, from something as simple as a sneeze to an event as violent as a car accident.
December 4, 2019

Can Epidural injections eliminate pain after a Car Accident?

Even if you’re one of the lucky ones who has never been in a car accident before, you’re at least familiar with the term whiplash, a common car accident injury. Whiplash occurs when your body is thrown forward during a car accident but your seatbelt prevents you from flying too far forward into your windshield.
December 4, 2019

Symptoms after a Car Accident

Vehicle accidents are generally horrific experiences — even when the damage is not severe. Everyone reacts differently to a crash. 
December 4, 2019

Treatment options for back pain after a car accident

Car accidents happen. It is just a fact of life. Another fact is that sustaining injuries from car accidents can be debilitating and downright scary. If you have been in a car accident recently and have sustained damage to your back, neck or shoulders, you should seek medical attention.