Youth Pitching Injuries On The Rise!
Youth pitching injuries are on the rise, based on a 3 year study by Joseph Guettler, M.D. Despite pitching limits, serious injuries have risen to the point they are occurring 16 times more often than 30 years ago! Based on the research, Dr Guettler surmised the following reasons for the increase: 1. Some pitchers pitched… Read more »Read More
Auto Accidents: Disc Injuries & MRI’s
Correlating a single causative event to objectified bodily injury is one of the most important aspects of handling complex medical legal cases. There are many types of tests that can be used to assess patient’s injury but without causal correlation they have little value. The mechanism of injury, the patient’s history and the physical examination give… Read more »Read More
Cigarettes are bad to the bone!
In a recent report published he Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, cigarette smoking was found to decrease the bone mineral density and increase the chance of fracture or injury to muscle tendons. Cigarette smoking was also found to have other adverse affects on our bones and to be responsible for surgical complications. It was… Read more »Read More