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The Agatha Christie “whodunit” approach to diagnosis doesn’t work when diagnosing why you hurt; here’s why.

The Agatha Christie “whodunit” approach to diagnosis doesn’t work when diagnosing why you hurt; here’s why. Everyone who watched the series House on Television has seen the mythic Dr. House diagnose all these difficult-to-diagnose cases when other doctors were unable to figure out the case.  Of course, this led to the proper treatment and a miracle cure for the patient. In the musculoskeletal realm, patients often have echoed this with terms like sciatica when they have leg pain or a pinched nerve that they were told they had by another healthcare practitioner.   Sometimes patients are told they may have a Read More »