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Non-Medicinal Pain Relief Ideas for Seniors

Non-Medicinal Pain Relief Ideas for Seniors
by Jessica Hegg, Guest Blogger for iPain 

Getting older shouldn’t mean putting up with more and more pain. Whether it’s backaches, foot irritation, or joint pain that has you or your loved one heading for the medicine cabinet each day, there might be a natural, pharma-free alternative that can help instead (without the added risks that might come with medicine use):

For Back Pain
A welcomed report from the American College of Physicians in early 2017 shared updated recommendations for people seeking relief for low back pain – instead of taking over-the-counter or prescription pain relievers, try exercise, yoga, massage or acupuncture instead. Turns out that most low back pain simply goes away with time, but that active and mindful practices of the body could expedite the process.

Low-impact exercises like swimming, brisk walks, …

 

Invisible Diseases and Insurance Companies: Challenging and Preventing Insurance Denials

By Kantor & Kantor, LLP

Invisible diseases are often complex, mysterious, and complicated. Because of the ambiguous nature of these conditions, finding a diagnosis (or more than one diagnosis) can prove to be a difficult and prolonged process. Patients are faced with two challenges: (1) the internal suffering and symptoms they experience may not be acutely apparent to others, and (2) a precise cause, treatment, or test for these illnesses may not be exact. As a result, a patient may be faced with a number of differing opinions.

 

Unfortunately, many insurance companies use this uncertainty in diagnosis and treatment as an opportunity to deny claims for treatment. At Kantor & Kantor, we have represented scores of clients with invisible diseases such as Lupus, Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. These clients sought our assistance when their disability claims …

 
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