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Early physical therapy associated with reduction in opioid use

Early physical therapy associated with reduction in opioid use

3D-printed adaptive aids can benefit patients with arthritis

3D-printed adaptive aids can benefit patients with arthritis

RKI publishes new data on disease prevention and utilization of medical services

RKI publishes new data on disease prevention and utilization of medical services

Financial difficulties add to patients' cancer struggle

Financial difficulties add to patients' cancer struggle

UA scientist hopes to heal bone fractures using combination of 3D printing and adult stem cells

UA scientist hopes to heal bone fractures using combination of 3D printing and adult stem cells

New methods for preserving shoulder function, quality of life in breast cancer patients

New methods for preserving shoulder function, quality of life in breast cancer patients

Physician-scientists treat first patient in the U.S. with focused ultrasound for neuropathic leg pain

Physician-scientists treat first patient in the U.S. with focused ultrasound for neuropathic leg pain

In-home physical therapy care for knee replacement patients leads to better recovery

In-home physical therapy care for knee replacement patients leads to better recovery

Nonfatal injuries in the U.S. cost over $1.8 trillion in 2013

Nonfatal injuries in the U.S. cost over $1.8 trillion in 2013

Health insurers have inconsistent policy terms for non-drug pain treatments, study finds

Health insurers have inconsistent policy terms for non-drug pain treatments, study finds

Physical therapy can effectively treat infants with congenital muscular torticollis

Physical therapy can effectively treat infants with congenital muscular torticollis

Specific details of PT interventions may be key determinants of knee replacement patient’s outcome

Specific details of PT interventions may be key determinants of knee replacement patient’s outcome

Patients report troubling health issues even up to two years after arthroscopic hip surgery

Patients report troubling health issues even up to two years after arthroscopic hip surgery

Taken for a ride: After ATV crash, doctor gets $56,603 bill for air ambulance trip

Taken for a ride: After ATV crash, doctor gets $56,603 bill for air ambulance trip

Hope for paraplegics in the horizon

Hope for paraplegics in the horizon

Medrisk provides telerehabilitation for injured workers in hurricane affected areas

Medrisk provides telerehabilitation for injured workers in hurricane affected areas

Paralyzed man regains his ability to stand, walk with spinal cord stimulation and physical therapy

Paralyzed man regains his ability to stand, walk with spinal cord stimulation and physical therapy

More doctor visits can lower risk of suicide attempts in fibromyalgia patients

More doctor visits can lower risk of suicide attempts in fibromyalgia patients

Home-based video game exercises can reduce chronic low back pain in older people, study finds

Home-based video game exercises can reduce chronic low back pain in older people, study finds

Human brains may be wired to prefer lying on the couch, suggests research

Human brains may be wired to prefer lying on the couch, suggests research