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February 2019 Archives

What are the best biking policies in cold weather?

Wisconsin's open plains and beautiful riverside drives make for good motorcycle trips. The area is very popular among local and distant bikers alike, although there are some hazards that may present themselves. Beyond the issues of potholes and winding roads, winter weather can turn Wisconsin into one big problem for bikers.

Work-Related Cervical or Neck Injury Causes

There can be several causes of Work-Related Cervical or Neck Injury. A single work accident such as a fall or an automobile accident is a common cause of a worker's compensation neck injury. The most common cause of a work related cervical injury that we see are from years of strenuous or physical job duties, often involving overhead work or working in awkward positions. For example, machinists or folks who maintain machine often have to crawl and climb around in difficult and unusual positions to do their jobs and this takes a toll on the neck.

Computer-maker sued for fire allegedly caused by product

It is always an incalculable loss when a family member or close friend dies. There is never anything that can replace a life, and it often seems cruel to try and reduce a life into a monetary sum. But in the case of accidents that are caused by other people or faulty products, the financial damages are quite real.

Work-Related Cervical or Neck Injury Anatomy

The anatomy of a work-related cervical or neck injury centers on the spinal segment. Each spinal segment includes two vertebrae separated by an intervertebral disc, the nerves that leave the spinal cord at that level, and the small facet joints (described later) that link each level of the spinal column.

Icy conditions lead to collision with Wisconsin police cruiser

Car accidents are common enough in Wisconsin and elsewhere in the United States, but winter makes them more likely and more potentially dangerous. Snow, ice and freezing rain are just some of the hazards that winter brings to the Badger State each year.

What Does Workers Comp Pay?

The answer to what does workers comp pay in benefits or money in Wisconsin depends on many factors, including the type of injury, the date of injury, whether the injury is temporary or permanent, the injured worker's rate of pay and other issues. Keep in mind the threshold issue is whether the injury is work-related in order to garner any benefits.

Work-Related Cervical or Neck Injury

A work-related cervical or neck injury is often overlooked as a work-related condition. Neck pain typically doesn't start from a single injury, but rather develops over time from the stress and strain of daily activities, often job duties. Eventually, the parts of the cervical spine degenerate and become a source of neck pain.

Icy road conditions cause more accidents in Wisconsin

With winter in full swing throughout the northern United States, the risk of winter weather is on the mind of most drivers. A record cold snap with large amounts of precipitation brought many Wisconsin communities to a standstill, but many drivers see no alternative to taking to the road to get to work or run errands.

Workers Comp Degenerative Disc Disease - Rehabilitation

Degenerative Disc Disease nonsurgical rehabilitation often involves a physical therapist followed by home exercises. The first goal of treatment is to control symptoms. Your therapist will work with you to find positions and movements that ease pain. The therapist may use heat, cold, ultrasound, and electrical stimulation to calm pain and muscle spasm. Occasionally, injections or medication is utilized to facilitate the goals of therapy by making therapy easier to do.

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