What Does a DOT Physical Consist Of?

  If your employees are designated as “safety-sensitive” for the Department of Transportation (DOT) – meaning their job can impact both their own safety and the safety of the public – they are required to have a regular physical to be compliant and keep working. A DOT physical follows strict guidelines mandated by the Federal […]

It’s not just the accident, it’s how healthy you were when it happened

Car accidents happen every day! This idea has been around for a long time: your emotional and physical health before you have experience a trauma like a car accident has a lot do with with how much pain you are going to have afterwards. And that idea part of a more general belief in the […]

Difference between Disc Herniation and Disc Protrusion

Can you tell me what’s the difference between disc herniation and disc protrusion? I saw two different surgeons for an opinion on what’s causing my back pain. One told me it is a disc herniation. The other said it was a disc protrusion. Are they the same thing or do I have two different problems? […]

5 Facts About Whiplash

Keys to recognizing and recovering from whiplash. Each year, more than two million Americans experience whiplash. Also called a neck strain or sprain, it occurs when the head suddenly snaps forward, then backward — a whip-like motion that overstretches the joints, muscles and ligaments of the neck and upper back. Here are things you may […]