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  • Whiplash is the most frequently reported car insurance claims injury with payouts of $8.8 billion. Here's how to recover from this painful condition.

  • Dr. Francis Gamache Jr., MD, of the Hospital for Special Surgery conducted a 14-month study involving 240 patients with neck and back conditions seeking a second opinion on a spine problem that may require surgery. Of that number, “155 (65 percent) came for a second, third, or fourth surgical opinion following an earlier opinion from a surgeon who recommended an operation.” If you’re unclear as to what constitutes a second opinion, learn what they are and how to as for them in order to make an informed health decision before spine surgery.

  • Across the state of Florida, operating owners of multiple rehabs are being investigated for possible fraudulent allegations. It's not just a headline though — this is real life for some — for most, these days. "It looked fine. They were saying all the right things to me. I could not help my child so I trusted them to help," Holley recalled...

  • How to Choose the Best Post-Surgery Caregiver
    September 12, 2017 | Articles

    You just had surgery. You get discharged and now back home you go. You set up your recovery zone in your bedroom having your favorite snacks and the television remote handy. If you can't reach it, you don't need it. Then you have to either use the bathroom or finally get up to have some dinner. You realize you may need a little help after all...

  • Before you scribble your John Hancock onto a series of discharge papers from your hospital or surgical center, you’re going to want to have a handle of the sorts of things you need to have a great home recovery. While back surgeries range from non-invasive to fully in-depth, each requires a level of recovery time. That’s why it’s best to talk to your surgeon before you’re wheeled out to your car to know what to expect during your back surgery recovery so that you and your caregiver have a game plan.

  • What You Can Expect with Spinal Fusion Surgery
    September 7, 2016 | Articles

    Learn all the details of a spinal fusion surgery: the basics, operation, and recovery.

  
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