Category Archives: Medical Treatment

Ask Dr. John – Post-Traumatic Knee Injuries

Diller Law has helped clients who have had post-traumatic knee injuries. There are a wide array of injuries that can occur to the knee, and we know how severe some may be. Our attorney Dr. John Naranja MD, JD, who is a past practicing orthopedic surgeon, has professional experience handling knee injuries and has written […]

Ask Dr. John – Cervical Spine Injuries

Diller Law has had many clients come to us with injuries to their cervical spine. We know these injuries can be serious and that there is an array of treatments available for people who are suffering from these injuries. Our attorney Dr. John Naranja MD, JD, who is a past orthopedic surgeon, has professional experience […]

Ask Dr John – The Development of Occipital Neuralgia after a Concussion or Whiplash

Occipital Neuralgia is a pain condition affecting the nerves that provide sensation to the back of the head. Occipital refers to the back of the head and neuralgia refers to pain coming from a nerve. It can be caused by a number of factors, but most commonly we see this condition in our practice as […]

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Ask Dr John Esq – An Updated Classification of mTBI and Concussions

In a previous article, we discussed the important topic of concussions (also known as mild traumatic brain injury or mTBI) and their incidence, mechanisms of injury, and signs and symptoms. We also identified that there is no objective way to diagnose mTBI/concussions. As a result, medical providers look to clinical criteria or checklists to make […]

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Ask Dr John Esq – What is a Retained Placenta?

Labor can be divided into three stages. The final stage of labor, delivery of the placenta, is a necessary part of the labor process. Complications of a retained placenta include life-threatening bleeding or infection. These may require a blood transfusion, hysterectomy, or removal of the uterus, and/or surgery.

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Ask Dr John Esq – Clavicle Fractures During Birth

Fractures of the collarbone, are by far the most common birth-related fracture in newborns. Prolonged second stage of labor is associated with clavicle fractures. Learn more about neonatal injuries may be helpful in the prevention and/or diagnosis.

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Ask Dr John Esq – Former 7 foot 6 inch NBA player, Shawn Bradley, Paralyzed after Bicycle Crash

The importance of bicycle safety made headlines when news broke that former 7 foot 6 inch NBA player, Shawn Bradley, was tragically paralyzed while riding his bike. He was hit from behind by a minivan. The incident occurred on January 20, 2021. We have been informed that since the crash, Bradley, the former 1993 number […]

March is brain injury awareness month

Ask Dr John Esq – A Brief Look at Emerging Technologies in the Evaluation and Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injuries

An estimated 2.8 million individuals sustain a concussion or traumatic brain injury each year. Of those, 282,000 are hospitalized and 50,000 will not survive. In a previous article, we discussed how traumatic brain injuries are assessed. Today, we will examine potential emerging technologies in the evaluation and treatment of these injuries. Currently, the evaluation and […]

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