Discrimination and Harassment In The Workplace

“Discrimination” at the workplace occurs when your employer treats you differently. Discriminatory acts include making you work under unequal working conditions (such as lower pay or benefits), failing to promote you, or firing you. But not all “discrimination” is illegal discrimination. If your boss fires you because he simply doesn’t like you, that is not Read more…

Toxic Mold Injuries – Landlord Liability

A landlord is under a legal duty to keep and maintain the tenant’s property in a safe condition – including damage to one’s property and health caused by flooding  The damage suffered from exposure to toxic mold can be costly in human suffering and for the owner of the property, it can mean facing serious legal Read more…

Chiropractors – Frequently Asked Questions

You may have questions about chiropractors, particularly if you have never been treated by a chiropractor before. Read some of the questions and points below for more information on this profession. What is an adjustment? A chiropractic adjustment (also known as a “manipulation”) is the practice of using a specific high velocity, low amplitude thrust Read more…

What To Expect On My First Visit With A Chiropractor?

Taking Your History The first thing a chiropractor will do is taking a history to obtain more information of your chief complaint. The doctor will ask detailed questions about your complaint as well as your family history, diet and visits you may have had with other physicians. All these questions will allow the doctor to get Read more…

Disc Bulging & Herniation – Nerve And Spinal Cord Compression

Disc Injuries Car accidents and heavy falls affecting the back are the most common causes of disc injury. Four Major Levels Of The Spine From top to bottom, the four major aspects of the spine are known as the cervical, thoracic, lumbar and sacral levels.  At each level of the spine, the discs give the skeletal structures  flexibility, energy-absorbtion, as well Read more…

Hospitals, Physicians And Personal Injury

Hospitals There are thousands of hospitals nationwide. Most of them are “general hospitals” set up to diagnose and treat most major medical conditions. Nearly 20% of the hospitals in the nation are “specialty” hospitals that specialize in diagnosing and treating particular disorders. A general hospital may not be able to offer the latest and most cutting Read more…

Urgent Care Centers – Accidents And Injuries – Medication

Many major metropolitan areas have twenty-four-hour urgent care facilities. These emergency facilities are mostly attended by physicians, registered nurse practitioners and nurses trained in urgent care medicine. These centers are designed to serve the immediate and urgent needs of the patient. The injury does not have to be life-threatening or dangerously serious, to visit such a facility. Read more…

Whiplash – Injury To The Cervical Spine In Car Accidents

Soft Tissue Injuries – Cervical Strain Whiplash describes a trauma inducing injury involving the soft tissue and ligaments surrounding the cervical spine (neck and shoulder region) and is caused by the neck being forcibly thrown forward and then back again resembling a whipping motion. This type of injury most commonly results from sudden acceleration and deceleration, which is so common in rear-end Read more…

Psychiatrists – Traumatic Accidents And Injuries

Serious and violent personal injury accidents can cause post-traumatic stress disorder which is a serious emotional reaction to trauma that requires intervention by mental health professionals. Psychiatrists are doctors have been fully trained in general medicine and have elected to specialize in mental conditions and disorders. Board certification in psychiatry requires years of training and Read more…