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Setting Up a Carpal Tunnel Friendly Workstation

Your project is almost done. All you have to do is add some finishing touches, and you’re good to go. While moving your cursor towards the save button, however, pain suddenly shoots up your arm – as though an invisible knife sliced it lengthwise from the inside. Instinctively, you yank back your arm, and hold […]

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Four Reasons to Call a Personal Injury Attorney

If you have been in an accident and sustained injuries, you need to contact a personal injury attorney as soon as possible. In fact, after medical care, contacting an attorney is the most important action you can take. The following are four important reasons for doing so. You may be entitled to more money than […]

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Disturbing ER Trends: Brain Injuries On The Rise

If you’ve just hit your head, you may think it’s natural to go to the emergency room to get yourself checked out. This seems to be a trend in America – more people are visiting the emergency room for head injuries. But, is it because of the increased awareness of the long-term effects of a […]

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Five Worst Injuries That Can Happen to Athletes

The worst injuries that can happen to athletes are arguably those that may be permanently debilitating. Not only can these injuries end a career, they can end living a normal life.  Perhaps most interesting, the five injuries listed below are injuries that most people do not think about being unusual when playing professional sports. Professional […]

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Ergonomics and RSI: The Key to Coping

Repetitive strain injuries (RSI) tend to develop over a number of years (even if their onset can appear sudden in some cases), and the symptoms of RSI often linger for much longer than those of a “regular” injury. Given that RSI is most often caused by repetitive strain encountered on the job, one’s occupation can […]

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How To Keep Exercising After An Injury Without Ruining Your Recovery

If you’ve been injured and are currently recovering from a joint or muscle injury, then no doubt you will have been told to rest up and will be spending your time with your leg/arm in the air or in a bandage not doing all that much (or at least you should be). While this will […]

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What Happens If You’re Injured at Work

Facing a long recovery period after getting seriously injured at work can be stressful enough without even considering your finances. But when you add to your physical rehabilitation the prospect of having to pay all your bills with less income than you used to, this situation can quickly make you feel like you’ve lost all […]

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NYC Taxi Accidents: How To Have A Healthy Rebound

New York City is one of the premiere tourist destinations of the world. Each year, thousands of tourists pour onto the congested streets heading to such places as Central Park, Times Square and Broadway. With throngs of pedestrians and vehicles intermingling, making it safely across the street can be challenging. Under these conditions, it’s inevitable […]

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CrossFit Athlete’s Secret Weapon Against Injury

CrossFit athletes are a unique breed. Few athletes push themselves harder and sacrifice more to make their bodies as healthy as possible. Through intense workout routines and a dedication to proper nutrition, CrossFit athletes are among the sporting worlds most dedicated athletes; however, with all the benefits that CrossFit training provides, it also does a […]

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Whiplash and Associated Physical Trauma from Car Accidents: What You Can Do

If you are one of the 80% or more who suffer from delayed whiplash, back or muscular skeletal problems, chiropractic injuries, or other physical trauma as a result of a motor vehicle accident that you were involved in, you may be wondering what the best course of action is for you to take. These troublesome […]

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