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Back Pain

Back pain is an extremely common complaint. Most people will experience low back pain at least once during their lives. Back pain is one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor or miss work. Symptoms of back pain may include: 1. Muscle ache 2. Shooting or stabbing pain 3. Pain that radiates […]


New Workers Comp Reporting Requirements in Effect January 2015

Due to the frequent updates, policy changes and other proposals made by the United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), it’s imperative for workers compensation professionals like Brooklyn’s own Dr. Mollins and the entire office staff of Dr. Jeff Mollins, D.C. to stay apprised of any modifications in Dept. of Labor […]


Preventing Automobile Accidents

The injuries that result from automobile accidents can range from mild to severe (including death). Most car accidents are the result of human error. The best way to reduce the risk of being involved in an accident is to practice safe driving behaviors. Whether you’re just learning to drive or you’ve been behind the wheel […]


Choosing a Brooklyn Doctor to Handle Your Workers’ Compensation Claim

People who are injured in Brooklyn and the greater New York City area have the power to choose their own doctor for treatment on a workers’ compensation claim. There’s a big “if” here though- you can only choose your own doctor IF that medical professional is authorized to treat Workers’ Compensation patients by the New […]


Whiplash

Whiplash is a term that describes injury to the neck that occurs as a result of a motor vehicle or car accident. The most common type of car accident is the rear impact, and most typically, the occupant in the vehicle that gets “rear ended” (hit from behind) is at the greatest risk of injury, […]


Top Causes of Workplace Injuries

Most people in Brooklyn and the greater New York City area encounter dangers each weekday just during the morning commute- they drive a car to work, walk across the street to catch the bus or ride bikes among cars and other vehicles- but there are many hazards present in other aspects of our everyday lives […]


Exercising To Prevent and Treat Back Pain

A typical response to experiencing back pain is to take it easy. Most people will either stay in bed or at least discontinue any activity that is strenuous. While this approach is understandable and may even be recommended in the short term, when done for more than a day or two it can actually undermine […]


Workplace Injury Statistics for Brooklyn and Beyond

The hard-working people of Brooklyn and the greater New York City area comprise some of the (approximately) 146,000 nonfatal workplace injuries (and illnesses) that are reported among New York private industry employers each year. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that 90-percent of these cases resulted in at least one missed day of work. […]


Repetitive Strain Injury

In his 25 plus years practicing in downtown Brooklyn, Dr. Jeff J. Mollins has diagnosed countless cases of repetitive strain injury (RSI). The majority of these patients sustain this injury from work conditions which require repetitive motions. RSI can be very painful, often disabling and must be diagnosed and treated as expeditiously as possible. The […]


Common Workplace Injuries

As a New York Workers Compensation doctor in Brooklyn, Dr. Mollins’s main goal is to treat those who have been injured at work in Brooklyn and the surrounding areas, and get them healthy and back to work as soon as possible. Though some injuries sustained in the workplace are severe and sudden, there are numerous […]