With spring approaching, Canadians may see the warmer weather as an opportunity to maintain eavestroughs and roofs, take down holiday lights or patch up paintwork. As such, many of us will be dusting our ladders off and climbing up high. However, unintentional falls from a high level can cause significant injury.
With the emergence of electric scooter pilot programs in Edmonton, Calgary, and other Canadian cities, a new type of transportation is becoming popularized. However, electric scooters initially appear to occupy a gray area in transportation regulation – are they motor vehicles, like cars, or are they more similar to unpowered scooters?
The temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD) describes the impaired movement and function of the jaw, due to injury in the bone or soft tissue of the surrounding structure.
Concussions are a form of traumatic brain injury that typically result from a head impact. Also known as mild traumatic brain injuries or mTBIs, concussions present symptoms ranging from headaches and nausea to difficulties with memory or concentration. Because the physical signs are limited or challenging to quantify, they are difficult to accurately diagnose without patient input, leading to legitimacy questions in injury claims.
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