Back Pain Blogs
Buyer Beware – Shopping Can Cause Injuries and Lead to High Medical Bills
Posted by: Admin on November 11, 2016
With the holiday season just around the corner, you may think that the biggest pain point caused by shopping occurs in the area around your wallet. Yet shopping (excluding online shopping) is like any other activity that takes place in the real world—it is fraught with risks.
Holiday Fatigue Can Cause Serious Accidents
Posted by: Admin on December 21, 2015
“It’s the most wonderful time of the year…” As the song goes, the holidays can be a wonderful time of the year for family gatherings and celebrations. At the same time, workers often feel stressed from the need to complete work related to the holidays. All too often, sleep is the first thing that is compromised, and for many occupations, sleep deprivation can be a serious hazard with severe complications.
Auto Insurers Play Hard Ball And Injured Parties Get Caught Looking
Posted by: Admin on April 18, 2014
While the automobile insurance companies flood the airwaves with clever commercials and catchy jingles about their low rates, accessibility, and commitment to “being there” for their customers, the reality is a much less personal, more anonymous, and an entirely bottom-line profit-maximizing business model, when it comes to claims adjusting, that far too often boils claim evaluation down...
Five Things You Should Know About Whiplash
Posted by: Admin on April 8, 2014
It may be the title of the 2014 award winner at the Sundance Film Festival, but to the hundreds of thousands of Americans who suffer a whiplash injury each year, whiplash is no Hollywood story. Whiplash can cause years of chronic pain and may be associated with other long- and short-term medical problems, including everything...
Back Injuries – The Most Common Injuries Following An Auto Accident or Workplace Trauma
Posted by: Admin on February 16, 2014
Back injuries are the most common injuries caused by automobile accidents and workplace trauma. Unexpected impact from an collision, lifting, twisting, fatigue, falls and trauma are the most common causes of back injuries which account for 75% of all workers’ compensation and auto accident claims. Back injuries can be minor (mild sprains or strains) to severe and disabling…
Sciatica (aka Lumbar Radiculopathy) is a Common Injury in Auto Accidents and Workers’ Comp Claims
Posted by: Admin on December 11, 2013
Low back pain, sciatica, sprain strain lumbar spine Sciatica, also known as lumbar radiculopathy, is a symptom of a problem with the sciatic nerve, the largest nerve in the body and the primary nerve of the leg. The sciatic nerve controls muscles in the back of the knee and lower leg and provides feeling…