5Apr, 2018

What Is Myofascial Tissue?

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Myofascial tissue is a thin, strong, fibrous tissue that extends throughout your body to provide support and protection to your muscles and bones. The tissue consists of collagen and elastin fibers. These are arranged in a web-like structure and are suspended in a fluid called ground substance. With a tensile strength of more than 2000 pounds, myofascial tissue provides strong support for the muscles. It also allows for flexibility. You can think of myofascial tissue as a mesh bag that contains your groceries. It is pliable and expands and contracts […]
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8Nov, 2017

Choosing Between Chiropractic, Medical, and Physical Therapy for Personal Injury Care

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After any type of accident, many victims experience some sort of bodily injury. As a result, it’s crucial to select the right type of doctor to treat your injuries. Timely treatment will not only allow you to appropriately heal, but will also give you a better chance of receiving proper compensation for your personal injury claim. Victims typically select their doctors from several healthcare backgrounds – chiropractic, medical, or physical therapy. So, when choosing between chiropractic, medical, and physical therapy, where should you seek treatment? Let’s take a closer look […]
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18Oct, 2017

Obesity Facts and Figures

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Obesity is quickly becoming the number one health problem in the world. Not only does obesity put individuals at a higher risk ofobtaining other diseases, but also puts a strain on national health budgets. The following list introduces some interesting obesity facts and figures: Treating obesity and its related diseases consumes about 17% of the United States’ total medical costs. In other words, the nation spends an estimated $168 billion each year on obesity-related health issues. Obesity adds roughly $2,800 to a person’s medical bills annually. Obesity causes about 300,000 […]
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11Oct, 2016

Injuries Do Occur in Low-Impact Collisions

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Being a doctor in personal injury, I have faced one particular question time and time again: “How can a patient be injured when the property damage to his or her vehicle is minimal?” I now have a canned response.  “When did it become acceptable to base my patient’s injuries upon a vehicle’s repair bill?”  I know that I am being asked to relate bodily injuries to property damage.  It cannot be done. Low-impact collisions are collisions that occur at speeds of 10 mph or under.  Often, there is little, if […]
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