Pune Challenger | Tim van Rijthoven dumps Prajnesh Gunneswaran

Tim van Rijthoven of The Netherlands ousted top-seeded Prajnesh Gunneswaran 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 in the pre-quarterfinals of the KPIT-MSLTA Challenger Series tennis here on Thursday. The Indians to advance into the last eight were Davis Cuppers Sumit Nagal, Ramkumar Ramanathan and Sashi Kumar Mukund. Easy passage Nagal, who had an easy passage into the last eight as his Russian opponent Ivan Nedelko retired due to lower back pain, will next face Ramkumar, a 6-3, 6-4 winner over Cem Ilkel…

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Half of disability benefits appeals won in tribunal court

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Critics say the appeal process is confusing, stressful and does not give claimants enough time to gather evidence One in two people who appealed in court against a decision to deny them disability benefits were successful, analysis of five years of data shows. In total, more than 550,000 people won an appeal over their benefits at tribunal between 2013 and 2018. The success rates showed benefits assessments were beset by “poor decision-making” and…

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Chiropractor tells inquest patient’s death was ‘rare and unusual’

Image copyright Lawler family Image caption John Lawler died following treatment at the Chiropractic 1st clinic in York A chiropractor whose patient’s neck broke during treatment has told an inquest she had “never experienced anything” like it. Arleen Scholten was treating 80-year-old John Lawler at Chiropractic 1st in York in August 2017 when he became unresponsive. His family were later told in hospital his neck was broken and he had multiple spinal fractures. He died the next day. A…

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Carolina veteran gets bathroom makeover

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Thousands of veterans call North Carolina home; it’s the most military-friendly state in the nation.  However, It’s no secret that when our military members come home, they don’t always get the help they deserve. “Things happen and they come home and need help.” “Most of us in the military are too proud to ask for help.” RELATED: Carolina Has Heart: Woman has volunteered at Billy Graham Library from the beginning So when veterans do…

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How can IDD Therapy help unresolved back pain and sciatica?

In this article, Mark Webb MCSP, AACP, Broad Oaks Health Clinic, looks into IDD Therapy – a new way to help unresolved back pain and sciatica When people suffer with back pain or sciatica for a long time, it can feel like having their own personal rain cloud following them around all day, even when the sun is shining. For a long time, physiotherapists have used a variety of mechanical and manual traction techniques to address back pain. However,…

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