Though hip fractures are largely the result of accidents like slip and falls, there are some things you can do to help prevent suffering significant hip breaks.
On September 14, the Philadelphia Inquirer ran a story by staff writer Michael Vitez, titled “Insurer denies care, but her doctor fights.” The story involved Paula Robinson, a Philadelphia native who began experiencing “immense pain” in her arms and legs. Robinson checked herself into Abington Memorial Hospital to be diagnosed with neuromyelitis optica (NMO), a rare condition which affects muscle control and the optic nerve.
How is the patient, the consumer, to know the difference between appropriate care and sub-par care? The first thing to do is to inform yourself. The best way to avoid questionable treatment is to ask your own questions and to gain an understanding of what your condition is and how it can or will be…
In the last decade alone there has been a multitude of court cases linking nursing home understaffing to poor patient care, but what’s more troubling is that nursing home management may actually be choosing to remain understaffed.
Although countless people suffer from medical malpractice every day, misdiagnosis is frequently the cause. Misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose is the most frequently claimed in a medical malpractice suit, accounting for over 40% of medical malpractice claims. But what are these diseases that doctors and health care professionals are repeatedly missing?
People everywhere suffer from back pain everyday, the most common types of back pain are Low-back Strain, vertebral compression fractures, and disc problems. Here are some basic ways to to treat it.