Many people have lived with chronic back pain for years. Whether merely a nagging inconvenience or a debilitating pain, chronic back pain at its least decreases quality of life and at its worse can be disabling. In fact, some impressive statistics concerning lower back pain include that it is the most significant cause of disability … Continue reading Are Your SI Joints Causing Your Chronic Low Back Pain?
Back in 2013, we published a close look at the rising opioid crisis. It focuses on the likely impact on access to pain medication for those who truly need it. In short, it was clear that regulations would tighten in response to addictions sweeping regions and increasing death rates. At the time, we predicted that … Continue reading Chronic Pain Management: An Update on the Opioid Crisis →
The Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act provides employers with the right to obtain an injured worker’s medical records in order to assess the injury, the need for treatment, and determine the worker’s right to payment of workers compensation benefits. Within a few days after a work related injury, the employer’s insurance company will normally ask the … Continue reading Injured Workers – Be Careful What You Sign →