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Date registered: August 25, 2010

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Specialist Media and PR initiatives at Health Plus Management.

Latest posts

  1. Pain Relief Injections — May 22, 2017
  2. Pain Doctors Who Listen — May 2, 2017
  3. Finding A Pain Specialist — April 24, 2017
  4. Botox Injection Therapy For Pain — April 15, 2017
  5. Cannabis Evaluations — February 17, 2017

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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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Dec 15

Wage Protection Planned for Home Care Workers

The Obama administration said on Thursday that it would propose regulations to give the nation’s nearly two million home care workers minimum wage and overtime protection. Those workers have long been exempted from coverage. Readers’ Comments Share your thoughts. Post a Comment » Read All Comments (29) » Labor unions and advocates for low-wage workers …

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Dec 15

Robotic Therapy May Provide Lasting Gains for Immobilized Stroke Survivors

Study highlights: , Dec 15, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) — Adding robotic assistance to standard rehab was more effective than traditional methods in helping severely impaired stroke survivors regain the ability to walk. — The additional therapy was not beneficial for those with less impairment. DALLAS, Dec. 15, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Severely impaired stroke …

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Dec 14

No practice for Tuck, Umenyiora

The New York Giants will start preparations for this week’s game against Washington without defensive linemen Justin Tuck and Osi Umenyiora, while center David Baas is also not yet ready to practice. Tuck has been bothered by neck, groin and ankle injuries all season, but his latest issue is a toe problem. He hurt his …

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Dec 14

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. Advertisement   Read more in the Workers Comp Channel What’s This? Workers Comp News and analysis about the legislative, legal and insurance market issues that …

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