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Signs You May Be Developing Compression Fractures Dec 1st, 2019

An estimated 1.5 million people experience vertebral compression fractures (VCFs) annually in the United States. When the bones of your spine lose density with age or disease, they can essentially collapse in on their spongy, toffee-like structure. However, you can experience a VCF through a trauma event, such as a...

Piriformis Syndrome: A Legitimate Pain in the Behind Nov 1st, 2019

Sitting should be relaxing, but what happens if sitting — even for just 15 minutes — is uncomfortable? A radiating pain in your buttocks that is made worse by sitting could be a sign of piriformis syndrome, according to a study published in The Journal of American Osteopathic Association. Piriformis...

Why You Shouldn't Ignore Whiplash Pain Oct 1st, 2019

Your neck is composed of seven tiny bones called vertebrae (the cervical spine) that support your head, along with discs between the bones for cushioning, and muscles and tendons that support those bones when moving. A sudden jerking motion can cause damage to your joints, discs, muscles, and/or tendons in...

Insurance and Your Car Accident Medical Bills: What You Need to Know Sep 1st, 2019

The U.S. has an average of 6 million car accidents per year. Additionally, about 3 million people are injured every year in these accidents. And, of these 3 million, about 2 million passengers sustain permanent injuries.  Because car accident injuries and the medical bills that inevitably result from them are...

5 Hidden Injuries to Watch Out for After an Auto Accident Aug 16th, 2019

If you’ve been involved in a car accident, you’re probably dealing with all sorts of things. Depending on the severity of the accident, you may need to arrange for alternate transportation, and whatever plans you had before the accident likely need to be rearranged. Plus you must file an insurance...

When Do You Need a Lawyer for Your Car Accident Claim? Jul 29th, 2019

An automobile accident can cause life-threatening injuries and other obvious physical trauma that requires emergency care. Other injuries that may at first glance seem more minor — such as fractured ribs, neck, low back injury, whiplash or headaches/ concussion — can significantly impair your ability to function. These injuries may...