Scoliosis – More Than Bad Posture!
What Is Scoliosis? Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine, causing the spine to curve or twist into a “C” or “S” shape when viewed from the back of the patient. Scoliosis Facts The most common type is Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (scoliosis of unknown cause). Frequently occurs after the age of 10. More common… Read more »Read More
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