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Avoiding surgical approaches to musculoskeletal problems is supported by the best available medical evidence according to a new study.

Avoiding surgical approaches to musculoskeletal problems is supported by the best available medical evidence according to a new study. My wife had told me about a friend of hers who continues to have problems with her shoulder after having multiple surgeries.   This is not unusual as many approaches borne out of our over-specialized American medical system have led to unnecessary costs, irreparable damage, and chronic pain. In 2017, the Annals of Internal Medicine recommended avoiding drugs and surgeries as the first options for lower back pain due to the best available evidence.  They included a list of methods that were Read More »