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Workman’s Compensation

Why Is My Treating Doctor Important? Your treating doctor’s opinion will carry significant weight in your workers’ compensation case. Unlike a doctor who examines you once, your treating doctor monitors your recovery over time. This gives your treating doctor a better understanding of your injuries, your need for medical treatment, your ongoing physical limitations, and …

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Preventative Measures

Preventive healthcare is preventing or slowing the course of an illness or disease.  It consists of measures taken for disease prevention, as opposed to disease treatment.  Just as health comprises a variety of physical and mental states, so do disease and disability, which are affected by environmental factors, genetic predisposition, disease agents, and lifestyle choices. Health, disease, …

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Telemetry

Telemetry monitoring is when healthcare providers monitor the electrical activity of your heart for an extended time. Electrical signals control your heartbeat. The recordings taken during telemetry monitoring show healthcare providers if there are problems with how your heart beats. You may have heard the term “telemetry” before, but you might wonder what it actually refers to. Along with mobile cardiac …

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EKGs

Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) What is it? An electrocardiogram — abbreviated as EKG or ECG — is a test that measures the electrical activity of the heartbeat. With each beat, an electrical impulse (or “wave”) travels through the heart. This wave causes the muscle to squeeze and pump blood from the heart. A normal heartbeat …

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Diabetes Treatment

 Controlling blood sugar through diet, oral medications, or insulin is the main treatment. Regular screening for complications is also required. Most common types Type 2 diabetes Treatments include diet, exercise, medication, and insulin therapy. Type 1 diabetes Treatment aims at maintaining normal blood sugar levels through regular monitoring, insulin therapy, diet, and exercise. Prediabetes Progression from …

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Echocardiograms

What is an echocardiogram? An echocardiogram (echo) is a test that uses high frequency sound waves (ultrasound) to make pictures of your heart. The test is also called echocardiography or diagnostic cardiac ultrasound. Quick Facts An echo uses sound waves to create pictures of your heart’s chambers, valves, walls and the blood vessels (aorta, arteries, …

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Adult Immunizations

What Are Vaccines (For Adults)? Immunity from your childhood vaccinations can wear off over time and you may be at risk for new and different diseases.  In addition, recommended vaccines may have changed throughout the years and/ or they may have not been available to the public when you were a child.  Some viruses, like …

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Labs

These are our most commonly ordered blood and urine tests. Our popular lab tests are frequently recommended to individuals by their doctor for routine check-ups or to help diagnose various health conditions. They range from standard blood panels to more specialized types of tests. All of these panels can be ordered from your home and …

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Preoperative Clearance

Our pre-op evaluation method combines the latest guidelines and tools to help you avoid unnecessary testing and complete the process in one visit. About 27 million Americans undergo surgery every year and before doing so, they turn to you—their primary care physician—or their cardiologist for a preoperative evaluation. Of course, the goal of this evaluation is …

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Minor Surgery

What is Minor Surgery? In general terms, surgery is the term traditionally used for treatments that involve cutting or stitching tissue. However, advances in surgical techniques have made the definition more complicated: Sometimes lasers, ultracisions, rather than scalpels, are used to cut tissue.Surgery is a broad area of care and involves many different techniques. Here …

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Wound Care

What is a wound care specialist? A wound care specialist is a healthcare provider who focuses on evaluating and treating non-healing wounds. You may see a wound care specialist in addition to your primary care physician or home healthcare provider until your wound is healed. Wound care specialists are covered by most insurance plans and …

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Primary Care

What is Primary Care? Primary care is the day-to-day healthcare given by a health care provider. Typically this provider acts as the first contact and principal point of continuing care for patients within a healthcare system, and coordinates other specialist care that the patient may need. Most of us know that primary care doctors treat …

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Annual Exams

A routine physical examination ensures that you stay in good health. A physical can also be a preventive step. It allows you to catch up on vaccinations or detect a serious condition, like cancer or diabetes, before it causes problems. During a routine physical, your doctor can also check vitals, including weight, heart rate, and …

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Dopplers

A Doppler ultrasound is a noninvasive test that can be used to estimate the blood flow through your blood vessels by bouncing high-frequency sound waves (ultrasound) off circulating red blood cells. A regular ultrasound uses sound waves to produce images, but can’t show blood flow. A Doppler ultrasound may help diagnose many conditions, including: Blood …

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Ultrasounds

Ultrasound and its Uses Also known as sonography, ultrasound tests use sound waves to create images of what’s happening inside the body. An instrument called a transducer emits a high-frequency sound, and the echoes the sound waves produce help determine size, shape, and consistency of soft tissues and organs under the skin. This data is …

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