Category Archives: Back Pain

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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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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Your Best Advice for Neck & Upper Back Pain

The short answer? Sit up straight! Yesterday we saw 2 CHP officers sitting at a table outside Peet's, looking at their phones. Their posture was horrible. And we see that all the time. The thing that made this stand out was that they were in uniform, with their motorcycles parked nearby. As motorcycle officers, they…
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