Of all the things I prescribe to patients, few provide as much benefit as physical activity.
I saw an article which listed just some of the proof:
1- 32 trials show that exercise improves pain and function in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee.
2- 10 studies showed exercise therapy increases aerobic…
How do you manage your diabetes or heart disease? You are likely measuring your blood sugar, cholesterol, or blood pressure.
How about your back pain? It is just as important to measure your progress when undergoing a rehabilitation regimen. Measurement means acquiring both patient-reported outcomes (PROs) and clinician-based outcomes (CBOs)….
I treated a professional tennis player, let’s call him Alex. He was dogged by persistent back pain. Despite undergoing the best strengthening regimen the USTA could offer, we tested his back strength and he was significantly weaker than the general population.