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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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How Can a Sudden Medical Emergency Impact Utah Car Accident Claims?

If an auto accident results from an unforeseen medical issue; resulting in a loss of consciousness or loss of vehicular control; the at-fault party can claim a sudden medical emergency as a defense. This defense will protect the at-fault driver from any personal liability associated with accident damages. Most states recognize a sudden medical emergency

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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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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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Radiofrequency Ablation

What is a Radiofrequency Ablation?  Radiofrequency ablation is a treatment that targets the medial branch nerves that run along your facet joints. Before this procedure, you will have a medial branch block to ensure this treatment will work for you. If you had significant pain relief from your medial branch block, you would benefit from

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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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