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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. Lady Gaga Silent Pain No More — September 27, 2017
  2. National Pain Awareness Month — August 28, 2017
  3. PRP Therapy Faster Healing For Athletes — August 8, 2017
  4. Brooklyn Pain Specialist — July 20, 2017
  5. Marijuana medical health benefits — June 19, 2017

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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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Dec 14

Congress has say in rehab care access

Physical rehabilitation has been in the spotlight lately. Recent news stories about U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords’ ongoing recovery from a gunshot wound focused on her continuing medical rehabilitation care. Journalist Bob Woodruff and his wife, Lee, continue to laud rehabilitation for advancing his recovery from a severe injury caused by a roadside bomb in Iraq. …

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Dec 09

Early treatment can stave off chronic back pain

SALT LAKE CITY — It often starts small but can grow to the point of being a real pain in the back, keeping a person from normal function and enjoying everyday activity. But back pain can be treated. “Back and neck pain affects nearly everyone at some point in their lives,” said Dr. Scott Swasey, …

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Dec 09

Long-Lasting Depressive Symptoms, Physical Impairment Often Follow ICU Stays

Newswise — Critically ill patients who recover from a potentially deadly syndrome known as acute lung injury frequently emerge with new, apparently long-lasting depressive symptoms and new physical impairments that make them unable to perform many daily tasks, Johns Hopkins research suggests. Results of the new study, published in the American Journal of Respiratory and …

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Dec 09

Early Effect of Reforms to New York Workers’ Compensation System Identified in New Study by WCRI

PR Web Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) December 07, 2011 The early impact of the 2007 New York workers’ compensation reforms is identified by the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) in a new study, Early Impact of the 2007 Reforms in New York, designed to evaluate whether the regulatory changes met stated objectives. The key regulatory changes …

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