Tag Archives: Back

Did your health plan deny you care? You can fight back. Here’s how – Los Angeles Times

Binchet, a resident of Napa County, has a rare, disabling illness called myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome. Because none of the doctors in her Medicare HMO network has expertise in the disease, she says, she has requested referrals to outside specialists on numerous occasions over the past 22 years, been turned down each time and appealed… Read More »

What causes lower back and hip pain?

When pain in the lower back occurs alongside hip pain, there may be a common cause. Certain health conditions or injuries can affect the nerves in both of these areas. These pains usually occur as a result of overuse or injury, but they can also be a symptom of an underlying medical condition. People may… Read More »