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October 2017 Archives

Understanding Erb's palsy

When expectant parents in Pennsylvania are preparing for the birth of a new child, understanding some of the potential problems that may occur duing labor and deliver is important even though this is not the most positive thing to focus on. The reality is that the more educated moms and dads are about these things, the more they can help advocate for the right care or action if that should become necessary.

Body cooling therapy: a new solution to birth injuries

There are a multitude of steps that can go wrong in the birthing process: failure to diagnose birth defects, performing inaccurate cesarean sections and the misuse of medical tools are only a few of the many types of childbirth mistakes. The mistake may seem apparent, but where does one draw the line in the case of a birth injury? Pennsylvania patients have the lawful right to address medical malpractice of any kind, including birth injuries. In the case of oxygen deprivation, a new medical approach could bring a decline in the country's birth-related brain injuries overall.  

Common injuries from motorcycle accidents

Motorcycles are just as much about expressing yourself as they are about getting you from one place to another. Still, you cannot ignore the fact that they come with more risk than do enclosed motor vehicles. According to the Insurance Information Institute, in 2015 bikers were six times more likely to die in a crash than were occupants of passenger cars, with the odds increasing nearly fivefold after factoring in driving distance. Rates of injury were also higher.

Living with a TBI

When it comes to of brain injuries in Pennsylvania, contact sports and car accidents may be the first topics to come to mind. Yet there are a plethora of other causes and concerns regarding brain injuries, as well as potentially lasting effects. Emotional issues are an aspect of brain injuries that is minimally discussed but makes a monumental impact on a person's overall wellbeing.

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