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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. Marijuana medical health benefits — June 19, 2017
  2. Athlete injury – When to see a doctor — June 8, 2017
  3. Pain Relief Injections — May 22, 2017
  4. Pain Doctors Who Listen — May 2, 2017
  5. Finding A Pain Specialist — April 24, 2017

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Jan 11

Colin Hoobler: Shoulder exercises take time to master

Dear Colin: I’m 33 years old and tired of having shoulder pain. After nine months and multiple tests (MRI, X-ray), my doctor diagnosed me with “impingement syndrome” and referred me to physical therapy. It helped a little, but the worst part is the 20 exercises I’m supposed to do at home. The PT says all …

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Jan 10

Worker injured on break entitled to workers comp benefits: Court

ALBANY, N.Y.—A car salesperson injured while driving to retrieve spaghetti dinners on a break is entitled to workers compensation benefits, a New York appellate court ruled Thursday. The claimant in Richard Potter Jr. vs. Paolozzi Imports Inc. suffered an injury while driving his personal car after receiving a supervisor’s permission to leave work briefly. Mr. …

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Jan 10

Court reporter can receive workers comp benefits for on-the-job aneurysm

ALBANY, N.Y.—A court reporter’s brain aneurysm should be presumed compensable because she collapsed at her high-stress job, even though there were no witnesses, a New York court has ruled. The New York State Unified Court System failed to prove that Vanessa Richman’s ruptured aneurysm was unrelated to her work, according to a unanimous decision last …

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Jan 09

Workers compensation market pricing slowly beginning to firm

After years of declining workers compensation rates, experts say the comp market is slowly starting to firm—though most say the languid economy is still holding prices relatively steady. Renewal prices for most workers comp policies have stayed flat or increased less than 10% on average nationwide, said Pamela F. Ferrandino, casualty practice leader, placement for …

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Jan 09

Worker injured on break entitled to workers comp benefits: Court

January 9, 2012 – 12:22pm ALBANY, N.Y.—A car salesperson injured while driving to retrieve spaghetti dinners on a break is entitled to workers compensation benefits, a New York appellate court ruled Thursday. The claimant in Richard Potter Jr. vs. Paolozzi Imports Inc. suffered an injury while driving his personal car after receiving a supervisor’s permission …

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Jan 09

The battle against backache…

A combination of poor diet, bad posture and lack of exercise can lead to chronic spinal problems An estimated 70-80% people will suffer from significant backache at some point in their lives—and more and more youth are now beginning to suffer from it. That’s what Mihir Bapat, consultant spine surgeon at Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani …

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Jan 03

“Double-jointed” soccer players have more injuries

(Reuters Health) – Soccer players with “hypermobile” joints may have a higher injury risk than their less flexible teammates, a study of one professional team suggests. So-called benign joint hypermobility syndrome is diagnosed when a person is found to have at least four abnormally flexible joints — based on tests of whether knees or elbows …

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Jan 03

Jay-Z Proves Worker’s Comp Lawsuit was Errornous

It appears that a lawsuit directed against Jay-Z by the Workers’ Compensation Board of New York will not find its way to court. The lawsuit was first reportedlast week but it seems that the dispute was simply the result of clerical error. According to the original reports, Jay-Z was being sued for $18,000 because he …

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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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