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Date registered: August 25, 2010

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Specialist Media and PR initiatives at Health Plus Management.

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  1. PRP Therapy Faster Healing For Athletes — August 8, 2017
  2. Brooklyn Pain Specialist — July 20, 2017
  3. Marijuana medical health benefits — June 19, 2017
  4. Athlete injury – When to see a doctor — June 8, 2017
  5. Pain Relief Injections — May 22, 2017

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Dec 27

AIG Wins Approval for $450 Million Workers’ Comp Settlement

By SERENA NG A federal judge approved a $450 million settlement between American International Group Inc. and a group of its rivals, which could end a long-running legal fight over alleged underreporting of premiums on workers’ compensation policies. AIG agreed to make the payments to settle allegations that it incorrectly reported the size of its …

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Dec 27

Concussed NFL alumni seek awareness, amends

Former Green Bay Packers running back Dorsey Levens, one of four former players suing the league for post-football impairment issues stemming from brain injuries, has produced a powerful, 24-minute documentary titled, “Bell-Rung.” Tony Gutierrez, AP Former Green Bay Packers running back Dorsey Levens, shown here during a game against the Dolphins in 2000, is one …

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Dec 26

Long Island Eye: Where are Nassau and Suffolk Headed in 2012 and Beyond?

With a few days left in 2011, Long Islanders can look back at the year and marvel that we got through it. The snow finally cleared, Nassau County didn’t collapse into bankruptcy, Suffolk County went back to the Democrats and our property taxes rose again. Enlarge (Photo: Reuters / Suffolk County Police Handout) The locations …

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Dec 26

LI workers saw slight pay raise in 2010

Total compensation of workers nationally and on Long Island edged up in 2010 over the prior year, perhaps evidence of, as one local expert put it, “the beginnings of a recovery.” According to statistics released this week by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, total compensation — wage and salary disbursement, plus employer contributions to …

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Dec 23

NY still overtaxes small businesses

As a small business owner in Westchester, the recent articles and letters concerning the Metropolitan Transportation Authority payroll tax are missing the point. The MTA tax is a nuisance to be sure, since it has quarterly and end-of-year filing requirements that are different from the state tax and all other filing/taxing requirements. However, at 0.34 …

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Dec 23

Aquatic therapy soon after total knee arthroplasty improves outcomes

Despite increased use of total hip arthroplasty (THA) and total knee arthroplasty (TKA), there is a notable lack of consensus about optimal postoperative treatment. Aquatic therapy has been shown to have a beneficial effect, and it is typically begun two weeks after surgery, after the wound has healed. According to a new study published in …

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Dec 22

An unstable environment troubles independent PTs

By Mike Pettinella Daily News Correspondent | 0 comments LE ROY — Privately-owned physical therapy practices are receiving inadequate treatment when it comes to issues such as health insurance co-pays, physical therapy as an alternative to surgery, workers compensation laws and freedom of choice, according to a local physical therapist and leader of a Western New …

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Dec 21

Comp exclusive remedy does not bar uninsured motorist benefits: N.Y. high court

NEW YORK—The exclusive remedy provision in workers compensation law does not bar an employee from collecting uninsured motorist benefits from a self-insured employer, New York state’s high court has ruled. Workers Comp News and analysis about the legislative, legal and insurance market issues that affect workers compensation managers, as well as strategies for reducing comp …

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Dec 21

Town Avoids Major Hike in Workers’ Comp Costs

POUND RIDGE, N.Y. – The Pound Ridge Town Board dodged a fiscal bullet this past week when it averted a 147 percent increase in the town’s workers’ compensation costs. The board held a special meeting Saturday to deal with the issue after it was brought to its attention by the town’s insurance agency. If nothing had been …

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Dec 21

Running Doc: tips to avoid and treat hamstring injuries include ice, compression, stretching

Celebrity Chef Bobby Flay stretches for his training run on the West Side waterfront in Manhattan last year. Flay was training for the New York Marathon.  Stretching exercises can help runners avoid hamstring injuries. Dear Running Doc: I was tripped at the start of a 5K and pulled my hamstring, and now I can’t run …

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