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What Are the Different Types of Medical Diagnostic Tests – Part Two

In part one of our discussion of diagnostic tests, we discussed three common imaging tests – X-rays, MRIs, and CT scans. Before we continue discussing other tests, let’s take a look at the parts of the body that are examined – that may need to be diagnosed: The initial medical review Normally, the ER doctor …

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What are the Different Types of Medical Diagnostic Tests – Part One

Workers in North Carolina and Virginia who are seriously injured are likely to undergo one or more diagnostic tests. These tests can determine what injuries or illnesses you have. Diagnostic tests can also rule out certain medical conditions. Diagnostic tests are important in workers’ compensation cases because they can be used to explain why you’re …

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Tendonitis and Workers Compensation

Many workers in North Carolina and Virginia suffer with and cannot work due to tendonitis. The Mayo Clinic defines tendonitis as “inflammation of the thick fibrous cords that attach muscle to bone.” The cords are known as tendons. Tendonitis can occur in any tendon but is most common around a worker’s shoulders, elbows, wrists, knees, …

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What Are the Different Types of Bone Breaks?

The human body has 206 bones. A break in any one bone can cause a worker to lose time from work. Employees can break a bone if they fall, are pinned by an object, are in a vehicle accident, or for many other reasons. Advanced age increases the risk of a broken bone. Broken bones …

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Upgrade Your Auto Insurance

Virginia and North Carolina Personal Injury and Workers Compensation Attorney Joe Miller shares several reasons why you need to carry as much Automobile Insurance Coverage as you can afford. Particularly if you are on the path to a professional career at some point, even if you are just a student now, it is very risky …

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North Carolina and Virginia Workers’ Compensation and Nerve Injury Lawyer

Workers in North Carolina and Virginia can suffer nerve damage from a single incident or from a culmination of repetitive motion stresses. Nerve injuries can be extremely painful because they’re the part of the body that communicates with the brain and transmits messages that can include pain. Nerve damage can cause loss of motion. In …

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Posture and Workers’ Compensation

Poor posture is a common source of back pain, neck pain, and spine pain. Posture generally focuses on the head, shoulders, and back – whether we’re standing, sitting, or lying down. Poor posture is a type of musculoskeletal disorder according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Poor posture can affect the muscles …

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If you are looking at this site, you or a loved one has probably been hurt. If that's true, you've come to the right place. Helping people who have been hurt is what we do. In fact, it is all we do. Joe Miller Law is a law firm concentrating exclusively on representing people who are injured by the carelessness of others or those hurt on the job. We provide the highest quality legal services to people who have been seriously injured. We practice Personal Injury law and Workmens' Compensation law in both Virginia and North Carolina.