With March Madness in full swing, definitely interesting to see that vasectomies are up during this time! Maybe I will notice a trend if patients start arriving with acute ankle sprains. Kick back and elevate: PRICE!
The obesity trends aren’t looking too good for overall health in this country. With increase in joint pain, well, we still have a job.
There really has been a boom lately, at least through online blogging, on education and use of neuroscience models such as central sensitization in regards to chronic pain. This is definitely a topic that all physical therapists should look more into as we can, and are, highly involved with these type of patients (and usually have the time to educate!) Jo Nis has a great article at Forward Thinking site on some basic issues including outgoing links.