Chiropractic Treatment for Sciatica: Does It Help with the Pain?

Sciatica pain can be debilitating. The sciatic nerve, which starts in the lower back and runs down the back of each leg, can become irritated, especially if you spend long periods of the day sitting without breaks. One of the questions that I hear a lot is, “can chiropractic treatment for sciatica help to [...]

By |2019-06-05T09:39:07-07:00June 3rd, 2019|Back Pain, DOL, Workers' Compensation|Comments Off on Chiropractic Treatment for Sciatica: Does It Help with the Pain?

How Do Federal Workers’ Compensation Doctors Treat Back Pain?

One of the most common questions I get asked by new patients seeking compensation for a work injury is: how do you treat back pain? As one of Miami’s federal workers' compensation doctors, I have seen many different patients who suffer from terrible back pain that keeps them from working. My experience is that you [...]

By |2019-04-03T13:47:03-07:00April 3rd, 2019|Back Pain, DOL, Workers' Compensation|Comments Off on How Do Federal Workers’ Compensation Doctors Treat Back Pain?

Can I Get Federal Workers’ Comp for a Desk Job Injury? Some Key Facts

Whenever people hear about workers’ compensation, it’s not uncommon to think of those who do manual labor or have careers that keep them active. Federal workers' comp is no different. But the truth is that not all jobs require workers to walk miles at a time or lift heavy objects. So, the question is, [...]

By |2019-02-25T06:26:28-07:00February 15th, 2019|Back Pain, DOL, Workers' Compensation|Comments Off on Can I Get Federal Workers’ Comp for a Desk Job Injury? Some Key Facts

What You Need to Know about Federal Workers Compensation Benefits

If you’re a federal employee injured on the job, you’re going to want to know what the benefits are for federal workers compensation. Here’s what to expect from your benefits and how to tell if you’re eligible. What Does Federal Workers Compensation Cover? For more than 2.6 million federal and postal workers, workers’ compensation [...]

By |2019-01-28T13:31:54-07:00January 15th, 2019|DOL, Workers' Compensation|Comments Off on What You Need to Know about Federal Workers Compensation Benefits

5 Tips from a Florida Workers’ Compensation Doctor

As a Florida workers' compensation doctor, I’ve seen my fair share of mistakes that need to be avoided when filing a claim. If you’ve been hurt at work or want to prepare in case you are injured in the future, use these practical tips to give yourself a better chance of being approved. Report [...]

By |2018-12-04T15:18:59-07:00November 15th, 2018|DOL, Workers' Compensation|Comments Off on 5 Tips from a Florida Workers’ Compensation Doctor

Can I Get Benefits for My Workers’ Compensation Carpal Tunnel Claim?

If you’ve got carpal tunnel syndrome and your job is to blame, you’re probably wondering whether your workers' compensation carpal tunnel claim stands a chance. Can you get the benefits and compensation you deserve? Allow me to answer this question. But first, what is carpal tunnel syndrome? What Is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal tunnel [...]

By |2018-12-04T15:10:57-07:00November 1st, 2018|DOL, Workers' Compensation|Comments Off on Can I Get Benefits for My Workers’ Compensation Carpal Tunnel Claim?

Need Headache Relief? 4 Everyday Remedies to Keep Your Brain Happy

About 15% of people suffer from severe headaches and migraines. Headache relief might not seem like a high priority for most people. But for those who get them multiple times a month or even multiple times per week, a little bit of relief can mean the difference between being able to go to work [...]

By |2018-11-05T07:05:06-07:00October 15th, 2018|DOL, Workers' Compensation|Comments Off on Need Headache Relief? 4 Everyday Remedies to Keep Your Brain Happy

How to Cure Severe Lower Back Pain (Hint: No Hazardous Opioids Needed)

If there’s one thing that Americans can agree on, it’s that back pain can get in the way of the things that really matter in life. At any given moment, 31 million people in this country experience moderate to severe lower back pain — that’s nearly 10% of the population! Half of the U.S. [...]

By |2018-11-05T07:04:47-07:00October 1st, 2018|Back Pain, DOL|Comments Off on How to Cure Severe Lower Back Pain (Hint: No Hazardous Opioids Needed)

Miami DOL Doctor: What I’ve Learned as a Work Injury Doctor in Florida

As a Miami DOL Doctor, I’ve seen a lot of workers’ compensation cases here in Florida. Each of these cases has taught me something significant about how workplace injuries should be handled to get the benefits that employees need to get better without losing too much pay. I’m in a unique position to help [...]

By |2018-11-01T11:46:55-07:00September 17th, 2018|DOL, Workers' Compensation|Comments Off on Miami DOL Doctor: What I’ve Learned as a Work Injury Doctor in Florida

Florida Workers’ Compensation: Is a Car Accident on Work Time Covered?

Under Florida workers’ compensation laws, many situations can result in a claim payout. But is a car accident on work time covered? I once knew a woman who suffered from spinal discomfort and TMJ pain. After years of working through the pain at a shipping facility, she had finally had enough and came to [...]

By |2018-11-01T11:47:13-07:00September 1st, 2018|DOL, Workers' Compensation|Comments Off on Florida Workers’ Compensation: Is a Car Accident on Work Time Covered?