Update For Physicians Treating Injured Workers in California

September 17, 2019

DWC launches a new online education course that’s free Yesterday the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) launched an updated free online module to help educate medical doctors, chiropractors, nurses who […]


The Biochemistry of Pain – What’s Going On Beneath the Surface?

September 10, 2019

Pain is a distressing feeling often caused by intense or damaging stimuli. The International Association for the Study of Pain’s widely used definition defines pain as “an unpleasant sensory and […]


Study Examines How Health Insurance May Affect Outcomes Of Injured Workers

September 6, 2019

Many studies have examined whether access to health insurance impacts workers’ incentives to file a claim for work comp injuries.  However, there have not been extensive studies that examine what […]


Opioid Crisis Update – Public Safety Alert in San Diego

August 20, 2019

Officials Warn: “Fentanyl Crisis Raging in San Diego” Earlier this month the U.S. Attorney Robert Brewer issued a Public Safety Alert that a lethal strain of fentanyl designed to look […]


Wearable Technology: What impact does it have on Workers Compensation?

August 15, 2019

NCCI examines the effect wearables have in the workplace In today’s tech-driven world, more and more people are staying connected and tracking data via wearable devices.  This include everything from […]


5 Benefits Of Yoga For Back Pain

August 6, 2019

Chronic back pain affects millions of people around the world, and prevalence rates continue to rise.  Aside from the aspect of pain, it can also lead to disability, psychological distress, […]


Orthopedic Surgeons Suggest Increased Collaboration For Hip-Spine Pathology

July 26, 2019

“The belief that the spine moves independently of the pelvis and hip has been disproved in recent years as researchers repeatedly identified important connections between the alignment of the spinal […]


When’s The Best Time For Work Disability Intervention?

July 12, 2019

Researchers question the long-held notion of the subacute injury phase to be the “golden hour” for return to work interventions. When treating work-related injuries, when is the best time to […]


5 Non-Invasive Remedies for Knee Pain

July 9, 2019

The knee is an extremely complex joint in the body and many people can struggle with knee pain for a variety of reasons worldwide.  Knee pain can not only limit […]


Can A Relaxation App Reduce The Frequency Of Migraines?

June 18, 2019

According to a recent study, the answer is yes. First, a little background: June is Migraine & Headache Awareness Month (MHAM), and many people do not know how prevalent migraines […]