Broken Hand

The human hand makes up one of the most important parts of the human body. Many careers and activities are dependent on human hands and even the smallest the loss of function can result in a lifetime of disability. This is especially true when the damage is done to a person’s dominant hand. A broken … Continue reading "Broken Hand"

Disc Herniations, Protrusions, Bulges and Ruptures

The human spine is composed vertebrae which are designed to protect the spinal cord. The spinal vertebrae are each separated by a cushioning pad which is called a disc. When the disc ruptures or bulges, extreme pain can be caused. This often occurs when there is contact between the disc material and the spinal cord. … Continue reading "Disc Herniations, Protrusions, Bulges and Ruptures"

Bed Sores

Bed sores, also known as pressure sores or decubitus ulcers, are serious injuries that often occur as the result of negligence committed by nursing home staff.  More specifically, bedsores are injuries to a person’s skin and underlying tissues that result from prolonged pressure.  Bedsores will often appear on skin that functions to cover bony areas … Continue reading "Bed Sores"