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Auto Accident

Why You May Not Feel Immediate Pain After an Auto Accident

After an auto accident or any traumatic event, your body will activate its fight or flight response mechanisms. By doing this, your body produces and releases its own form of opioids called endogenous opioids. These opioids bind to the opiate receptors located in the brain and spinal cord, reducing and delaying your perception of pain.

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Accidents with First Responders

When an accident occurs involving first responders, the post-accident process may become exceedingly complex; as several legal protections exist to reduce their liability. These protections, otherwise known as sovereign immunity, remove liability in certain circumstances, such as auto accidents. However, each state has conditions that nullify this immunity. For instance, if a first responder acted

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Torn Rotator Cuff

About 2 million people in the United State visit their doctors per year due to a rotator cuff problem. The rotator cuff provides structure to your shoulder through various tendons and provides strength to your shoulder. Additionally, your rotator cuff allows you to reach and lift things above your head. A torn rotator cuff weakens

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Government Vehicle Claim Limits

Filing a personal injury claim against a government entity or employee differs from filing a claim against a private citizen. For instance, sovereign immunity, a legal protection, protects governments and their employees from liability in several cases, including auto accidents. Secondly, the statute of limitations regarding accident reporting and claim filing is significantly shorter. Examples

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Ultrasonography: Physical Therapy Care

Ultrasonography is a therapeutic treatment that utilizes ultrasound waves; developed in the 1940s. Today, physical therapists often use ultrasonography as part of their treatment plans. Ultrasonography increases recovery rates by assisting in tissue relaxation, stimulating blood flow, and by enhancing the body’s breakdown of scar tissue. Physical therapist assistants will use the head of the

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