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 […]
Follow-Up to Proposed Pain Care Policy Changes
June 12, 2019
Final Report on Pain Management Best Practices: Updates, Gaps, Inconsistencies, and Recommendations Earlier this year, the Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force (Task Force) released a draft report for […]