October is National Physical Therapy Month!

October is National Physical Therapy month and Dawn Cook, RN recognizes the importance of physical therapists’ role in the recovery of patients who have experienced life-altering injuries, and physical therapy sessions and evaluations are often included in life care plans.  Attending therapy with a physical therapist can help increase physical ...

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New Smart Wheelchair Cushion Technology

People who sit for long periods of time, especially those who spend their day in a wheelchair, are at high risk for pressure injuries, also known as pressure ulcers or sores.  Pressure injuries are at the highest risk over areas that are bony such as the tailbone and an important ...

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Chronic Pain is like having four flat tires

September is Pain Awareness Month and the American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA), released a short, two-minute video which clearly and simply explains what it is like living with chronic pain.  Using the analogy that chronic pain is like having four flat tires and achieving the highest quality of life possible ...

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Exhibitor at AAJ Annual Conference 2019

Dawn Cook along with her business Expert Witness Nurses was thrilled to be an exhibitor the American Association for Justice 2019 Annual Convention hosted in sunny San Diego July 26 – 31.

We connected and shared information with hundred of attendees on our expert witness nurse services and how we ...

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Brain Signals Turned into a Voice

For those who have lost the ability to speak and use their hands due to becoming paralyzed, have ALS, a stroke, or severe cerebral palsy to name a few; communication can be difficult and frustrating.  Current devices used to assist people in communication such as sip and puff machines or ...

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What is Involved with Fitting a Wheelchair?

A common item requested in personal injury lawsuits are wheelchairs, both for short and long term use. It is important to understand why proper fittings are essential for comfort, usability and to prevent further injuries from wheelchair misuse.

Why do Wheelchairs need a fitting?

Most people dependent on a wheelchair ...

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What to expect on Medical Bills for neuromonitoring in Spine Surgery

If you see a bill for neuromonitoring, you may be wondering what all the codes are for and were they all needed.

Surgeries:

Neuromonitoring is used during neurosurgical procedures to monitor the functioning of structures such as nerves, the brain or the spinal cord.

Neuromonitoring provides:

  • Early warning to surgeons
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