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We want to help with your musculoskeletal patients.

We exist to get people better and make happy patients. To that end, we want to help PCPs with their musculoskeletal patients. In Wales they are piloting placement of physiotherapists directly into general practices. Results from the nine-month trial in four practices found a 16% reduction in referrals to hospital-based services. And nearly 2,000 appointments…
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Exercise? Really?

We Love Our Hearts, but What About Our Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes? While the expert recommendation has long been 150 minutes of moderate exercise or 75 minutes of vigorous exercise per week to stay healthy, does it matter if these minutes are crammed into one or two days or spread throughout the week? A…
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Can you fix a disk herniation without surgery?

In "Resolution of Lumbar Disk Herniation without Surgery", by Jennifer Hong, M.D., and Perry A. Ball, M.D. published in April 2016 in the New England Journal of Medicine, they show remarkable resolution of the injury in this case study. Before and After films from the actual study. The follow up MRI was performed 5 months after…
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Do You Have Low Back Pain? Physical Therapy Can Help!

You've likely already seen the statistics on low back pain. Up to 80% of us will have an episode of back pain at some point in our lives. For many people this pain doesn't go away and may become chronic or recurring. Low back pain is the main cause of disability worldwide and leads to…
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