Monthly Archives: July 2019

Preventive Massage: First Aid, Not Medical Treatment

There’s a tendency to think of first aid as injury care, but it also applies to injury prevention. Under federal OSHA definitions, massage and exercise guidance are listed as first aid injury prevention measures. However, when a provider prescribes specific therapeutic exercises in response to a work-related injury or illness, it is medical treatment and […]

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Telemedicine is When Technology Touches You

By Brittany Busse, M.D., WorkCare Associate Medical Director – Telemedicine A general sense of ambivalence surrounds the use of telemedicine. There is a perception that a meaningful physician-patient relationship cannot be developed when the physician doesn’t physically touch the person in need of care. According to some experts, communications technology, in general, is impeding human […]

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