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SLMPD officers accused in scheme to sell personal information -
KMOV.comSLMPD officers accused in scheme to sell personal informationKMOV.comA former St. Louis police officer, a chiropractor and his wife all pleaded guilty Thursday in a conspiracy scheme. The officer, Terri Owens admitted to taking bribe payments...
Trucker Argued Plaintiff Turned Too Quickly, Caused Sideswipe -
Trucker Argued Plaintiff Turned Too Quickly, Caused SideswipeLaw.comFour days after the accident, Dejesus, complaining of neck pain, presented to an emergency room, where she was examined and released. On Oct. 21, Dejesus, complaining of neck and low...
Notaro Chiropractic expands Niagara Falls location - Niagara Frontier Publications
Niagara Frontier PublicationsNotaro Chiropractic expands Niagara Falls locationNiagara Frontier PublicationsThey also take no fault insurance, so if a person is injured in a car accident the chiropractic, massage and acupuncture are covered with a $0...

When I started practice years ago, I thought most auto-accidents injuries were just like any other neck or back pain. Over the years and after treating hundreds of patients who were injured in an auto-accident, I came to realize that there was something different about the pain many of my patients developed after being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Many researchers have suggested that the thing that is different between a neck that is hurting from whiplash and most other types of neck pain is the potential for a cash settlement from a lawsuit. They imply that most chronic whiplash suffers exaggerate they their injuries hoping to get a nice settlement for pain and suffering. I even know some doctors who sarcastically suggest the best treatment for whiplash is a settlement check and that the patient's pain will magically go away once their check clears the bank. Undoubtedly there are some people who look to cash-in when they are involved in a motor vehicle accident. But I observed many more people who continued to seek my care long after their insurance claim had settled. Patients that were actually spending money out-of-their-own-pocket to treat symptoms related to an accident that occurred years even decades ago. When I would treat them, so many of these patients would tell me that they were "never quite right" after their accident. One thing that became clear to me was that whiplash injures are indeed different from other types of painful syndromes that I have been treating.

Recent research is emerging that supports the idea that whiplash is different from other types of neck and back pain. Also that the injuries sustained in a whiplash commonly persist even after the best medical treatments currently available are utilized. A study published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, followed a group of whiplash victims for 30 years.    (Keep reading >>>)