Did you see the buzz last Friday investigating early physical therapy intervention and reduction in opioid use? JAMA Network Open published the results after analyzing claims data.
First word association: diabetes. What comes to your mind first? Oddly, I immediately think adhesive capsulitis.
What standard can be used to know that physiotherapy services are a good thing?
How well are physical therapists doing when they serve patients in the emergency department?
When someone is in pain, all they want it to be relieved of their pain experience. I found this nice, recent study in a nursing journal. I think it offers some additional food for thought when dealing with people who are experiencing pain.
Science and being on the cutting edge is exciting.