Monthly Archives: April 2020

illiotibial band syndrome hurts runner's knee

Ask Dr. John, Esq – Iliotibial Band Syndrome – ITB

In this time of social isolation brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, many are attempting to pass the time with an exercise routine that respects the “6-foot-rule.” Also, where appropriate, an exercise routine that incorporates the outdoors with fresh air and the ability to explore nature seems more palatable. Even where going outdoors is not […]

drunk driver responsibility

Drunken Driving Responsibility

According to the organization Mothers Against Drunk Driving (“MADD”), every two minutes someone is injured in a drunk driving crash and every 51 minutes, someone is killed by a drunk driving crash. Drunk driving remains the #1 cause of death on our roadways. On December 29, 2019, a 13-year-old girl, Claire Zisserson, died in a […]

sitting with back pain at work station

Ask Dr. John Esq – Is Prolonged Sitting Bad for Your Back?

Back pain impacts us all. 50%-80% of all adults will experience at least one episode of back pain during their lifetime. Even if we personally do not experience back pain, it is likely that someone close to us will. Accordingly, in this time of social distancing, decreased access to fitness facilities, and individuals working remotely […]

virtual arbitration in Massachusetts

Virtual Arbitration

While the world feels locked down, there is certainly concern that justice may be delayed. There is a well-known legal maxim that says “Justice Delayed is Justice Denied.” William Penn wrote in a 1693 book “To delay justice is injustice.” In response to the Covid19 Pandemic, our Massachusetts’ Supreme Judicial Court issued an order postponing […]

COVID-19 and ibuprofen reports from Dr. John

Ask Dr. John, Esq – Review of Recommendations Regarding Ibuprofen in the Context of COVID-19

In the context of decreased health care access and the recommendation of social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many personal injury victims have been self-treating for their injuries. Among the ways individuals are seeking relief for their pain, ibuprofen is a common option. Ibuprofen is a drug classified as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory. Of its […]

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