Are Steroid Shots Causing Meningitis?

Many people have been getting steroid shots in their back to relieve pain in the past few years. The treatment helps a variety of things including: sciatica, spinal stenosis and pain relief. Sciatica is pain from a slipped or ruptured disc that often goes down the legs. Spinal stenosis is an age-related narrowing of the … Continued

Scale

Category: Medical
Published: 10/09/12

Do Accident Victims Need To Reimburse Medicare In Full?

Medicare benefits are obtained by many clients for daily medical needs. However, Federal law provides Medicare expansive rights with regard to claimants who are or will become eligible for Medicare benefits. In cases of automobile accident, medical bills could rise up and if Medicare paid those charges in full, does Medicare have the right to … Continued

Scale

Category: Medical
Published: 01/11/12

Treating Scars After An Accident

After an accident, there are many issues and questions that surface with the victims. If you have been injured in an accident, you know all of the questions that continually go through your mind. Once you have been treated and are recovering, you may be faced with the issue of permanent scarring. Now the question … Continued

Mental Injuries

Category: Medical
Published: 02/05/09

Inaccurate MRIs May Cause Further Damage

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a non-invasive way to take internal pictures of the body. Unlike X-Rays and Computed Tomographic (CT) scans, which use radiation, the MRI uses powerful magnets and radio waves. The MRI scanner contains a magnet. The magnetic field produced by an MRI is about 10 thousand times greater than the earth’s. … Continued

Head injuries

Category: Medical
Published: 10/22/08

Medicare Fraud May Make Medicare Reductions More Difficult

Medicare apparently has over $92 million in fraudulent bills since 2000. The billing was done under the name of doctors who had been dead for as long as five years according to reports of investigators. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) was advised of the problem approximately six years ago. It looks like the problem has not … Continued

Attorneys

Category: Medical
Published: 07/10/08

Plasma Disc Decompression

Plasma Disc Decompression is described as a new option for people who have suffered a back injury, usually a bulging or herniated disc, in a car accident. If an accident victim has not responded to conservative care in the past, back surgery was the only option. These surgeries include spinal fusions. The results cannot be guaranteed, and the … Continued

Back Injuries

Category: Medical
Published: 07/04/08