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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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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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Medical Liens: How They Affect Your Case?

In the most basic of terms, a lien is a demand for repayment. When an auto accident occurs, the parties involved will need to seek medical attention. In some cases, third-parties may help front the costs of medical treatment. These parties may include: private health insurance companies, auto insurance companies, certain medical providers, and/or government

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Getting an MRI

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a medical imaging technique that uses a magnetic field and computer-generated radio waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues in your body. When you lie inside an MRI machine, the magnetic field temporarily realigns water molecules in your body. Radio waves cause these aligned atoms to produce

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What is an Epidural Steroid Injection (ESI)?

After an auto accident, you should seek immediate medical attention; to receive proper care for injuries you may have sustained. After experiencing a traumatic event, the body releases pain-relieving hormones, causing a delay in feelings of pain; lasting anywhere from several hours to several weeks. If you are experiencing electric-like pain in the neck, back,

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