‘Turning the Tide’ on Opioid Abuse

‘Turning the Tide’ on Opioid Abuse

How doctors, patients, employers and insurers can help By Kari Williamson, RN, LNCC, CCM For decades, doctors prescribed opioids to fix their patient’s chronic pain. In reality, for some, opioids just made their lives worse, leading to addiction, escalating drug use...

Biomechanics: A way to better understand mechanisms of injury and how the M.O.I. measures up with a claimant’s stated injury

By Danny Marshall, RN, EMT-P, CLNC What is biomechanics? It is a scientific discipline which applies principles studied in mechanics to the understanding of living organisms. So, what does this mean to the LNC? As a LNC we are challenged to determine if a claimant’s...