Category: Injuries

  • What to do with a Dislocated Shoulder

    It is as painful as it sounds.  From swelling and/or bruising of the shoulder to a tingling sensation in your arm and/or hand, the symptoms of a shoulder that has dislocated do not just slowly appear. When you experience a dislocated shoulder, you should know it. The shoulder operates like a chair swiveling in place. […]

  • What Defines Workers’ Compensation Injuries?

    While people don’t assume they are going to get hurt when they go to work, this can still happen from time to time. If someone gets hurt on the job (or develops an illness that is the direct result of his or her job), this is likely going to be a workers’ compensation injury that […]

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    Types and degrees of burn injuries

    Burn injuries, both mild and severe, are some of the most painful anyone can suffer. As severity increases, people are left permanently disfigured and their quality of life is diminished. That’s on top of thousands of dollars in medical care. In the healthcare industry, burns are categorized by type and degree to better address the […]

  • How to Come Up With a Rehabilitation Program Specifically For You

    After an injury or in a condition of chronic pain, it’s crucial to have a rehabilitation program that is tailor-made to suit all your needs. Rehabilitation programs are prevalent as they promote healing and cause a faster recovery while also alleviating pain. A rehabilitation program will identify your needs and the intensity of treatment and […]

  • Traumatic Brain Injury Signs and Symptoms

    In some cases, the symptoms and signs of traumatic brain injuries can be so subtle that they get ignored or dismissed. For days and weeks following an injury, people may feel and look fine. If you play a sport or perform a job that puts you at risk of a brain injury, it is important […]

  • How Hearing Loss Can Affect Your Life

    Our hearing health is something that some of us don’t necessarily pay attention to until too late and the damage is irreversible. While there are options that can help if you have hearing loss such as hearing aids or hearing implants, if your hearing becomes damaged beyond repair, there are a lot of effects that […]

  • Life-Changing Conditions From Spinal Cord Injuries

    You will probably have heard the term “life-changing injuries” on news reports accompanying pictures of horrific crashes or accidents. These are vast and varied depending on which area of the body has sustained the injury and how well they will recover from them. One of the worst areas to life changing injuries is the spinal […]

  • Considering filing a medical malpractice case? Here are your next steps

    When you’ve been let down and injured by the doctors and the medical team you were supposed to trust, it’s natural to feel a wide range of emotions. From anger, frustration, desperation and of course, concern for the future. How will you pay your rising medical bills? Can you afford to take time off work? […]