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Oct. 1, 2018

Offset muscle weakness in a broken arm by exercising the other one

The phenomenon that creates the effect is known as “cross-education,” and has been documented for over a century, but the new study is one of just a handful to measure the effect when the opposite limb is immobilized.

Why insurance companies want your healthcare data

Now, John Hancock, the U.S. division of Canadian insurance giant Manulife, requires customers to use activity trackers for life insurance policies in their Vitality program if they want to get discounts on their premiums and other perks.

Research Review: Neural tissue management in MSK pain

The objective of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to quantify the magnitude of effect of neural tissue management (NTM) on pain and disability in patients with chronic musculoskeletal pain.
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Enhancing the cervical curve in the age of texting

Overuse of our electronic devices has serious repercussions for causing neck problems (as well as wrist and thumb repetitive strain injuries). In this article, Dr. Paul Hunter presents a simple technique to improve cervical spine function, which will comfort your patient beyond the usual measures you take to adjust them. This technique is called “Enhancing the Cervical Curve” (ECC). » Read more...