Medical Treatment

Benefits of Massage Therapy

Massage therapy utilizes the manipulation of the muscles, tendons, and ligaments to promote health and wellness. Typically, massage is used as a complementary treatment and should not replace standard medical treatment. Research has shown that massage therapy is effective in treating: Low-back pain Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) Anxiety and stress Soft tissue injuries High […]

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What If My Health Insurance Changes During my Accident Claim?

In the state of Utah, everyone involved in an auto accident can access Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurance regardless of fault. However, once your PIP limit is exceeded, you may have to front the cost of your medical treatment with your own health insurance; receiving compensation once your claim has been settled. But what happens

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Physical Therapy

Physical therapy treatment is specific to an individual and their injuries; aiming to increase range of motion, flexibility, mobility, decrease pain, and prevent further injuries. This treatment can help with fractures, post-surgery treatment, arthritis, spinal cord injuries, and whiplash. Your doctor or the emergency room doctor may recommend physical therapy as part of your treatment.

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The Importance of Timely Medical Treatment

Receiving timely medical treatment after an auto accident is vital for several reasons. For example, you will heal faster; increase the value of your insurance claim; establish the severity and credibility of your injuries; and prevent the development of further injury. Failing to seek timely medical treatment could have negative implications for your personal injury

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Undocumented Immigrants: Obtaining Health & Auto Insurance

Typically undocumented immigrants, do not seek medical treatment,  neither routinely nor after traumatic events like auto accidents. This may be attributed to a fear of deportation, a lack of insurance coverage, a lack of transportation, not being able to get time off work, and/or socioeconomic factors. Compared to naturalized citizens, undocumented immigrants have fewer visits

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