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Dr. Eugene Jao of La Clinica SC and the legal representative were on hand once again to speak about the healing process and your legal rights when injured. A Q&A session with the experts followed the presentations with a special focus on what you should know when working with employers and insurance companies regarding your injury care.
Chiropractic adjustment is a procedure a trained chiropractor uses to apply controlled, sudden force to a spinal joint. The goal of this procedure is to correct structural spinal alignment, which should improve the body’s physical function. Chiropractic adjustment is most commonly used for lower back pain, headaches and neck pain.
Neck and shoulder pain has a way of sneaking up on people and because many types of neck and shoulder pain are not immediately debilitating, people put it on the back burner, attributing it to stress and hoping that it will fix itself. In the meantime, their daily habits, bad posture and lifestyle continue to make it worse.
The largest single event impacting healthcare for 2014 is passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, (PPACA or ACA). The ACA is not just about insurance coverage but, also prevention and financial accountability. Granting 20 million Americans access to healthcare will require service providers to finally get serious about reducing costs and hospital utilization rates. New healthcare trends will include better coordination by treatment providers, increased use of electronic medical records, making virtual or online care available, expanding the role of healthcare coaches, and relying significantly more on alternative therapies.  Read more...
A successful workout program can reduce stress and improve overall fitness. Muscle pain after strenuous activity is a common occurrence. Known as delayed onset muscle soreness, or DOMS, it is caused by the microscopic tears in the muscles produced during a workout. While a little soreness may not interfere with an exercise regime, there are steps, in addition to staying hydrated and eating a healthy diet, that can alleviate or lessen the affects of DOMS.  Here are 5 tips to help you reduce muscle pain after workouts.
Have you ever gotten hurt or injured playing a sport?  Sports injuries are all-too-common, especially in team sports.  Not only that, when working out, it is easy to not know what correct postures or how to do certain exercises the right way which also leads to injuries. With this in mind, it is crucial for a person to understand how to prevent sports injuries. Here are five quick injury prevention tips.
Many people suffer with aches and pains. Some seek medical attention while others may assume that the discomfort is harmless or will go away on its own. While this can be true in some cases, there are certain situations where you should consult with a chiropractor or pain management specialist.
Sciatica pain is caused when the sciatic nerve, which is the widest and longest nerve in the body becomes irritated, inflamed, or compressed. This nerve runs from the bottom of the spinal column and down each leg, with five smaller nerves that branch out into knees, calves, thighs, ankles, and feet. The pain caused by the sciatica nerve can often be debilitating; however, chiropractic treatment can aid the patient with pain management, providing needed relief. Listed below are the detailed symptoms of sciatic nerve pain along with how it is diagnosed and what current treatments are available.
Following an injury at work, a person may be required to follow through with a prescribed work conditioning program.  A work conditioning program is a program that specializes in getting an injured individual back to full working condition as soon as possible. These physical therapy and conditioning programs are specialized to each individual patient to ensure a safe rehab process.
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